The biography of Boris Vian by Martin Pénet , illustrated by Philibert and accompanied by 2 compact discs.
A gifted child, Boris Vian was in turn an engineer , jazz trumpeter , club host, novelist , inventor , musical critic , author of songs , singer , artistic director , ' pataphysicist ... He never stopped, as if to fill at most a life that he knew, due to his fragile health, was limited to forty years. Prince of Saint-Germain-des-Prés and Saint-Tropez, he was not always understood during his lifetime. But he leaves behind a very rich, modern and unusual work, whose non-conformism has nourished several generations of adolescents for fifty years. Even today, many of his songs challenge good morals.