[ilds] regarding 'roman-gigogne'

Jacob Riley jtriley at unca.edu
Wed Oct 21 10:34:56 PDT 2009

can someone help me out with the translation of the phrase
"roman-gigogne' in Durrell's Livia? I'm looking at translations and
its saying "pull-out bed" or something. What is Blanford getting at
here? Its on page 11 in my Penguin edition. Thanks,

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