La Rue sans nom

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La Rue sans nom
Author Marcel Aymé
Country France
Language French
Genre Novel
Publication date

La Rue sans nom is a novel by Marcel Aymé, published in June 1930.[1] It was adapted into a film in 1934 by Pierre Chenal.


The story focus on a street in the Parisian banlieue where live Italian and French workers. Their neighborhood will soon be demolished and a mysterious character hides himself in this street.

The main themes are xenophobia, poverty, the importance of alcohol, love, madness and aging

Film adaptation[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Albert Schinz, « L'année Littéraire Mil Neuf Cent Trente » The Modern Language Journal, 1931 (Feb.)Vol. 15, No. 5, pp. 361-370.
  2. ^ Street Without a Name on IMDB