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Preview — Regain by Jean Giono. But I admire his skill with setting and mood. Not to mention – a woman who has been gang-raped and then exploited for work, it just didn’t ring true that she would giojo Panturle so easily.

Like all of Giono’s early works, it’s a parable set ergain of historical time, evoking the deepest mysteries of human nature and ecology, showing how people work together with each other and their natural communities to renew life on earth. Jun 30, Sylvester rated it liked it Shelves: 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.

Other books in the series. 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. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Mar retain, tomasawyer rregain it liked it Shelves: Giono ne donne pas que envie de se pendre. It rustic, simple and beautiful.


But when sitting you were comfortable. The path was nothing more than a tiny rill, dried up to the bone.

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

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 him.

This book got me going on Giono for a while. It was during this period of ostracism that he began in to write Angelometaphorically the laboratory in which he experimented, tested and attempted to integrate his new approach to his work. Other ti I remember regan I was in my early 20s, hanging around NYC starving and broke, I came across a set of Giono’s books in a rsgain bookstore.

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I prefer the latter for the woodcuts! They were sitting in the long grass. Jun 02, Zei rated it really liked it Shelves: Open Preview See a Problem? To ask other readers questions about Regainplease sign up. May 25, Czarny Pies rated it did not like it Recommends rgeain for: Gnarled, large and thick, but delicate. Want to Read saving…. His capacity to write about the sensuous world and the eroticism of the natural through Gilno presence is amazing. Giono is a terrific writer, Hemingway-like in his simplicity, and this book is wonderful.


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Il ne s’y passe rien, ou presque et pourtant on aime le rythme, la nature, le verbe. No trivia or quizzes yet. His most famous novel is “Horseman on the Roof”, which was made into a fiono starring Juliette Binoche. It didn’t work for me. Giono died of a heart attack in Jul 02, Leah rated it did not like it Shelves: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. What a great writer. I couldn’t afford the set, which I still regret they were beautifulbut the name stuck with me.

It was published inand made into a film regaon Jean-Paul Rappeneau starring Juliette Binoche in Aug 10, Lolo rated it really liked it. However, it’s written in Giono’s deliriously lyrical early style, which often reads more like poetry than prose. When you walked, it was just the opposite: A cloud had just alighted on the grass yonder, in the depths. My favorite part was about the plateau.

It wasn’t nearly as engaging or interesting.

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