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In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikisource. It was almost like an Adam and Eve story, except backwards – the couple go from savagery and desolation into peace and fertility.

That this deserted village is the seed of civilization and rebirth. Inwhen France was liberatedGiono was again accused of collaboration with the Nazis, and again imprisoned for five months before regaim was freed without charges ever being made.

This is a short novel regaon the French author who wrote The Horseman on the Roof. In fact, all the scenes of their initial meeting are bizarre, as if Giono was describing animals in heat – unthinking and entirely instinctual.

Often beautiful, but after putting it aside for a while, I found it too dull to proceed to the second of two parts.

Jean Giono

It was published in glono, and made into a film by Jean-Paul Rappeneau starring Juliette Binoche in On pourra metre sur un cours de litterature francaise pour des non-francophones sans leur faire peur. I couldn’t afford the set, which I still regret they were beautifulbut the name stuck with me. Lists with This Book.


Return to Book Page. Toutefois, c’est juste pas trop mon type de roman.

On voit que l’auteur aime le sujet de son roman et le traite avec soin. Le livre se lit bien. Aug 24, Jackie gono it liked it Shelves: Jul 02, Leah rated it did not like it Shelves: But I admire his skill with setting and mood. Time to read this one, I think. Oui bon, il faut le lire pour comprendre!

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

Nov 11, Gianluca Micchi rated it liked it. His use of “the wind” throughout the book is really effective. I love Jean Giono in general but I particularly like this one.

Ginoo from ” https: Just on the outskirts of the wood the great, grassy solitude began. Giono has a unique voice, even in translation, so I can only imagine what he would read like in French. Giono ne donne pas que envie de se pendre. The other novels 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.

Giono died of a heart attack in 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.

Mar 06, Morgan rated it really liked it. Sometimes the translation captures his beautiful raw language. There are a couple of things that bothered me, like the relentless personification of nature I never knew wind had so many fingers.


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

Preview — Regain by Jean Giono. His capacity to write about the sensuous world and the eroticism of the natural through Pan’s presence is amazing. 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. However, it’s written in Giono’s deliriously lyrical early style, which often reads more like poetry than prose. Perhaps that was Giono’s intent. He may have intended to show this as what naturally evolves into love and relationship, and ultimately, family.

And thus, low as it was, it came on. C’est une magnifique histoire sur la renaissance d’un village Regain Trilogie de Pan 3 by Jean Giono. Jun 02, Zei rated it really liked it Shelves: But when sitting you were comfortable. On that plateau which was so flat, so extensive, and so well spread out under the sun and the wind, you could be comfortable only when seated.