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Other bottle until he became completely groggified I enjoyed that section a ot and i even that section a Aguecheeks Beef, Belchs Hiccup, and Other Gastronomic Interjections lot and I even Jacues company with a glass or two of my own But it did seem to take aong time for the effects of Jacues drinking session to wear off and then when they
set out again on their journey the master had to start telling the story of his own ove out again on their journey the master had to start telling the story of his own ove instead DD Were you surprised at that R Yes I think I was as I hadn t imagined any past for him at all He was just Jacues
master and alland all knew about him was that he often consulted his pocket watch and invariably took a pinch of snuff right afterwards But then as he began to tell the story of his relationship with Agathe he began to take shape as a character and I was reminded once again of how much I By Words Alone love stories I became so involved in his adventures that I was frustrated when there were interruptions just as Jacues was And I even wanted to interrupt the stories myself from time to time with warnings similar to the ones Jacues began to give but I soonearned to stay uiet following Jacues example and just hoped the master would overcome his trials without our help And then near the end I felt myself to be just as much the master s dupe as Jacues seemed to be but I got through that bit again by following Jacues example and was reconciled to the outcome But hold on it seems that I ve been rattling on for too Constantinople and the West long instead of getting you to talk That wasn t how this interview was supposed to go DD Looking at theong scroll of words from the top of this review page down to the bottom I m reminded of Jacues statement about the inevitability of all things in the great scroll of Enduring Truths life Toi ui as faite grand rouleau uel ue tu sois et dont Myst le doigt a trac toute criture ui est The Chinese Love Pavilion l haut tu as su de touses temps ce u il me fallait ue ta volont soit faiteR Well played Mr Diderot It seems I ve become trapped in your narrative net just as Jacues and his master were and I dare say it was inevitable from the beginning how this interview would endDD As Jacues would say It was written in advance. Iderot's fascination with fate and examines the experimental and influential iterary techniues that ma. Re they had been or where they were going but you must have had some idea where you wanted them to end upDD Not at all I just knew there were two characters who seemed to be on a journey I trusted that one or other or both would know where they were going I was as much in the dark as the readerR Hmm Since you ve mentioned the reader can I ask why you digressed so freuently from the story that Jacues was telling his master and started to tell the reader your own stories ones that were Completely Unrelated To Jacues unrelated to Jacues so that the book became a series of nested stories a bit in the style of Tristram ShandyDD It s Dolphin Confidential like this I took advantage of the various times that Jacues got interrupted in his story to insert some story ideas I hadying about on my desk And Sterne s book was on my desk too incidentallyR Saying you were taking advantage of the interruptions is surely a bit disingenuous it was you who created those interruptions after allDD Such as when Jacues horse took off across a field That horse had a mind of his own you know Even Jacues couldn t control him and we all know how stubborn Jacues wasR Oh yes I very much enjoyed watching how well Jacues resisted his master s efforts to get him to continue the story of his Mairis Mermaid loveife when he didn t feel Windchill Summer like talking He really was a very stubborn character But you could have made him continue couldn t you Why didn t you DD As I say he gave me good opportunities to use material I hadying about and hadn t yet found a use forR And then you decided to make Jacues
AND HIS MASTER OR LESS SWITCHhis master or The Shadow of Your Smile less switch Why did you do that DD Oh well that switch happened after the story telling session in the hostelry and hadittle to do with me uite a bit to do with a Dive Bouteille I d imagine If the hostel keeper s servant would keep bringing bottles up from the cellar what could I do A good bottle of wine wins over all obstacles R Oh yes didn t Jacues have a very Rabelaisian session in that tavern I noticed that he took advantage of every tiny pause in the hostel keeper s story to order an. Ll In the introduction to this brilliant translation David Coward explains the philosophical basis of Perfection Self consciously Shandian spawn which is one of the best things a book can be with a wit and intelligence that is still simply staggering I have read it twice but for some reason nothing else of his Will have to rectify this omission asap Jacues the Fatalist is complex and witty and contains some fairly interesting ideas about free will and Jacues the Fatalist is complex and witty and contains some fairly interesting ideas about free will and I enjoyed Jacues experimentalism and humour though these are far ess impressive given the novel s similarities and
proximity to Tristram Shandy Master Do you prayJacues SometimesMaster And whatto Tristram Shandy Master Do you prayJacues SometimesMaster And what you sayJacues I say Thou who mad st the Great Scroll whatever Thou art Thou whose finger hast traced the Writing Up Above Thou hast known for all time what I needed Thy will be done AmenMaster Don t you think you wou Exclusive Interview with Denis Diderot Author and PhilosopherReader Can you tell us a ittle about how this book took shape Mr DiderotDD There s not much to tell All I know is that one day two figures on horseback appeared on the page before me and it soon became clear that the one called Jacues he was definitely a Jacues was the servant of the otherR Were Don uichotte and his servant Sancho Panza an inspiration perhapsDD Who knows what connections there are between what we ve read previously and what we find on the page in front of us It s true that Jacues and his master seemed to go together from the beginning Becoming Mona Lisa like uichotte and Sancho the one definitely couldn t exist without the otherR Right So you had the two characters What happened next DD Well since they were riding along a road together they found themselves conversing R So you decided to write the story in the form of a dialogueDD One of the characters seemed toike telling stories and as the other seemed to be a good Lectures on Buildings listener and knew how to askeading uestions a dialogue was inevitable I d sayR Inevitable That s funny in the context of this book But we Land ll come back to thatater Right now I want to ask you about your characters journey You say at the beginning that it wasn t important whe. Jacues the Fatalist is a provocative exploration of the problems of human existence destiny and free wi.