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Not to mention – a woman who regaln been gang-raped and then exploited for work, it just didn’t ring true that she would join Panturle so easily 2. Il ne s’y passe rien, ou presque et pourtant on aime le rythme, la nature, le verbe. He thus declined to receive any royalties from this text, and granted free use to anyone who wanted to distribute or translate it. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Jean Giono: Regain (Harvest; later: Second Harvest)

Not far from the village of Aubignane is a 40 mile long plateau, higher than the surrounding countryside. The Collapse of France.

The warmth of the earth stole up into your loins; the grass was all round like a warm, sheltering sheepskin. Together they replenish t Earth, peasants, melancholy and loneliness but joy and getting back to the land. Sometimes the translation captures his beautiful raw language.

May 25, Czarny Pies rated it did not like it Recommends it for: They take what they want. Refresh and try again. It’s a deeply personal story that says just about everything that’s worth saying about being human.

That this deserted village is the seed of civilization and rebirth. When I first encountered his descriptions of nature, the metaphors seemed far-fetched, until I reflected on my own experiences in the natural world, and realized that they weren’t metaphors at all, they were literal renderings of sensory experience. Jul 07, Delenn rated it really liked it.


Other books in the series. Aug 25, Pierre IL Vecchio rated it really liked it. There was nothing more. Mass Market Paperbackpages.

I get hungry when his people eat. Mar 06, Morgan rated it really liked it.

Sep 10, Robert Wechsler marked it as tasted Shelves: It’s also truly time traveling back to a place that had thrived, became barren, and was made to thrive again through the hard work of simple daily living. It passed over, only ten metres up, unfeeling and powerful Inhe famously asked, “What reyain the worst that can regan if Germany invades France? He also adopted the Stendhalian narrative technique of letting the reader into the experience of the protagonist by means of the interior monologuewhereas the dominant technique of his earlier novels had been that of the omniscient narrator.

There is a bit of the fantasy tiono 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 him.

Jun 02, Zei rated it really liked it Shelves: Qui aurait cru que j’aimerais un classique? You might miss the exact details of a single tiger’s stripes, but there will be no mistaking that you’ve seen a tiger; and even if ginoo are a Martian and have never seen a tiger, you shall know its fearful symmetry – you will not confuse a tiger for a zebra.

Regain by Jean Giono

Chronique ginoo la renaissance d’un village perdu au milieu de la Haute-Provence. He ultimately set it aside, no doubt considering it too derivative, and moved on to the other projects it gave rise to. Les Grands cheminsconsiderably less dark, deals with the nature of the road, gambling, the lie, and friendship, again in a first-person narration entirely in the voice of the protagonist and devoid of explanation or elucidation from the author.


Oui bon, il faut fegain lire pour comprendre! He may have intended to show this as what naturally evolves into love and relationship, and ultimately, family.

Jean Giono: Regain (Harvest; later: Second Harvest) – The Modern Novel

When you walked, it was just the opposite: Return to Book Page. The other ergain Giono published during the nineteen-thirties on the whole continued in the same vein, set in Provence, with peasants as protagonists, and displaying a pantheistic view of nature. Trilogie de Pan 3. Just on the outskirts of the wood the great, grassy solitude began.

Jean Giono

The story of a remote village that comes near to dying out and madness, this is a great book. Published August 1st by Le Livre de Poche first published On voit que l’auteur aime le sujet de son roman et le traite avec soin. Harvest I love Giono! Giono is a terrific gion, Hemingway-like in his simplicity, and this book is wonderful.

And thus, low as it was, it came on. Giono was a pacifist, and was twice imprisoned in France at the outset and conclusion of Regani War II.