The latest addition to my website is Jean Giono’s Regain (Harvest; later: Second Harvest). This is one of the classic 20th century French novels. Regain (Le Livre De Poche) (French Edition) [Jean Giono, Anne-Marie Marina- Mediavilla] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. pages. Regain [Jean Giono] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
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As dark as Un Roi sans glonoit examines the depths a person can sink to in greed, grasping self-interest and the exploitation of others. Trilogie de Pan 3 books. Jul 02, Leah rated it did not like it Shelves: He remained tied to Provence and Manosque, the little city where he was born in and, indied.
I had no idea who he was, but I was drawn to them by force.
Not to retain the storyline is downright boring and I had to force myself to plod along to the end. However, it’s written in Giono’s deliriously lyrical e If all books were to be destroyed and I had the ability to save just one, this is the one I igono save.
There is a bit of the fantasy as fate arranges him to begin life again on the land turning from a hunter to a farmer, underpinned by an almost misfortunate accident resulting in him marrying a girl who rescues fegain. Mar 06, Morgan rated it really liked it. Not to mention – a woman who has been gang-raped and then exploited for work, it just didn’t ring true that she would join Panturle so easily.
I emerged from this book lustily enthused for all of life. Inhe returned to the bank, and a year later, married a childhood friend with whom he had two children. The subsequent period of refain saw the self-educated Giono fiono turn to Stendhal as a literary model in the same way as previously he had been influenced by the Classics.
There was nothing more. He continued to work at the bank until he was called up for military service at the outbreak of World War I regian, and the horrors he experienced on the front lines turned him into a lifelong and ardent pacifist.
Giono is a terrific writer, Hemingway-like in his simplicity, and this book is wonderful. Aug 10, Lolo rated it really liked it. But when sitting you were comfortable.
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Stylistically brilliant, it consists of the juxtaposed accounts of events as told by the different people affected, devoid of explanation, from which the reader must piece together the meaning.
Just a moment while we sign rsgain in to your Goodreads account. I remember when I was in my early 20s, hanging around NYC starving and broke, I came across a set of Giono’s books in a used bookstore.
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This book got me going on Giono for a while. The story of a remote village that comes near to dying This is a short novel by the French author who wrote The Horseman on the Roof. Then suddenly, they emerged from that sea of junipers. Open Preview See a Problem?
Regain by Jean Giono
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Regain Trilogie de Pan 3 by Jean Giono. If all books were to be destroyed and I had the ability to save just one, this is the one I would save.
Jul 07, Delenn rated it really liked it.
Aug 24, Jackie rated it liked it Shelves: The story of a remote village that comes near to dying out and madness, this is a great book.
Les Ames fortesfilmed by Raoul Ruiz inis another of the masterpieces of this period. This is a short novel by the French author who wrote The Horseman on the Roof. As far as the eye could percieve, it was like a great sea, darkened by a surge of juniper shrubs. Mar 03, tomasawyer rated it liked it Shelves: