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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.

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

His use of “the wind” throughout the book is really effective. Inwhen France was liberatedGiono was again accused of collaboration retain the Nazis, and again imprisoned for five months before he was freed without rebain ever being made. 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 2.

Harvest I love Giono! The path was nothing more than a tiny rill, dried up to the bone. Just on the outskirts of the wood the great, grassy solitude began.

He thus declined to receive any royalties from this text, and granted free use to anyone who wanted to distribute or translate it. Not far from the village of Aubignane is a 40 mile long plateau, higher gipno the surrounding countryside.


C’est une magnifique histoire sur la renaissance d’un village No trivia or quizzes yet. The first major novel of his second period to be published was Un roi sans divertissement published inand made into a successful film for which Giono himself wrote the screenplay, in 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.

My favorite part was about the plateau. Mass Market Paperbackpages.

Regain Poche – Jean Giono Le Livre de Poche Fiction Décoration de Noël

Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved from ” https: They were sitting in the long grass. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Sep 10, Robert Wechsler marked it as tasted Shelves: Jun 02, Zei rated it really liked it Shelves: Also worthy of mention is his Voyage en Fiono I feel the wind that his people feel.

Jean Giono

Trilogie de Pan 3. Jul rgain, Leah rated it did not like it Shelves: The story of a remote village that comes near to dying out and madness, this is a great book. 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 goino that of the omniscient narrator.

A wonderful story about sacrifice and change and healing.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The subsequent period of renewal saw the self-educated Giono now turn to Stendhal as a literary model in the same way as previously he had been influenced by the Classics. 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 you are a Martian and have never seen a tiger, you shall know its fearful symmetry – you will not confuse a tiger for a zebra.


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I get hungry when his people eat. Perhaps that was Giono’s intent. It wasn’t nearly as engaging or interesting.

His capacity to write about the sensuous world and the eroticism of the natural through Pan’s presence is amazing. Mar 06, Morgan rated it really liked it. Other ti 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.


gion I emerged from this book lustily enthused for all of life. This book reggain me going on Giono for a while. Qui aurait cru que j’aimerais un classique? His most famous novel is “Horseman on the Roof”, which was made into a movie starring Juliette Binoche. I gave it four stars at first, and then upgraded to five when I opened it at random towards the end and reread a dozen pages.

Chronique de la renaissance d’un village perdu au milieu de la Haute-Provence.