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We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. The so-called “witch craft” plays an important role in the twists and turns of this clever, alluring romantic tale. Sylvinet is aware that something is different about his brother and that the relationship between them has changed.

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However, Landry goes after her and hears her crying. But I felt a little sad for Sylvinet all throughout the book, especially at the end. Sand also saw in the rural lower class–despite their superstitions and primitive belifs–a nobility far superior to the artificiality of Parisian society.

La Petite Fadette By George Sand and translated with an introduction by Gretchen van Slyke

The novel takes place in the 19th-century French countryside. Les liaisons dangereuses Choderlos de Laclos. Since Sand had inherited her father’s estate of Nohant in the Berry region of central France, and lived there more than she lived in Paris, she was faadette acquainted with the peasants of the region–their daily lives, challenges, poverty, fears, folklore, etc. We have calculated petige EUR 0 would cost the following amount in each of the currencies below: Sylvinet does not understand how Landry can pretend to want to leave home.

Due to the family’s dire financial straits, one twin has to leave to work in a neighbouring farm, and Landry is chosen. She transformed the novel. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. The poetic fiction is harmoniously mingled with reality in this picture geotge nature, described with great faxette, and the characters, including the most humble, have the gracious freshness of an idyll.


Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options. Oct petiet, Daria rated it really liked it Shelves: The novel reflects a sympathy for different perspectives without oversimplifying any aspect of them. Preview — La petite fadette by George Sand. Fadette was as lovely as a new fresh wind in the scene of countryside.

The Best Books of Share this Rating Title: Cela change des livres qu’on lit de nos jours. Caillaud, the rich farmer who employs Landry is pleased with the way Landry works and lets him woo his daughter Madelon. Consequently, the twins grow up together. I think very simply that this is such a cute book and I really love the story that George Sands wrote. In addition to being comfortable, Sand’s male dress enabled her to circulate more freely in Paris than most of her female contemporaries could, and gave her increased access to venues from which women were often barred — even women of her social standing.

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The hero is chivalrous and the heroine has a hidden heart of gold. Un bon livre, surtout qu’il ne m’a rien couter. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Usually, it’s the other way around; I get interested in an author’s life after experiencing what has been written. The work is essentially an embellished, extended folktale – good for burning oil lamps secretly in Sand is a good writer, and La petite fadette is a charming, feel-good fairytale.


He is ashamed to be associated with Fadette due to her reputation as a witch and is disappointed, as Madelon, the most beautiful and coquettish girl in town, wants to dance with him instead.

La petite Fadette by George Sand

Overall, though, it was a good book: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Our calculations are based on published daily exchange rates. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Beautiful copy of this rare first edition with the yellow printed wrappers bound in. Between adventure stories and purely realistic novels, her style is a fine combination xand fiction and truth, where a soft poetry and a delicate sensibility find their place and that could beorge be the real French novel … Her influence was great abroad: When Fadette helps Landry to find his brother, she makes him promise to return the favor.

Fanchon has long talks with him, and while he comes to like and respect her, peitte never finds a woman for himself, nor is he interested in other women. When they are 14 years old, the plot takes a turn. I got the impression I was reading a version of Voltaire, “It is the obstinacy of maintaining that everything is best when it is worst. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your sanf movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet!

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