Almas grises has ratings and reviews. Tasha said: By giving this book just one star I don’t want to say that it’s not a good book. The language. Buy Almas Grises (Narrativa) 1 by Philippe Claudel (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible. Buy Almas Grises (Letras De Bolsillo) Translation by Philippe Claudel (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery.
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If life was like it’s described in this book I wouldn’t find it worth living. Pierre Fortier rated it did not like it Jun 29, One sentence in the first paragraph reads, “I have to cut open the belly of the mystery and stick my hands deep inside, even if none of that will phililpe a thing. This was a major disappointment after reading Claudel’s “Brodeck’s Report”.
The language is powerful and the author often shows an amazing insight into humanity. To ask other readers questions about Almas grisesplease sign up. Also, the book is a bit depressing, and with very few exceptions, the view I got of French people is that they are unattractive at best, revolting at worst.
May 24, Caro1 rated it did not like it.
The story had no redeeming grisex, and I really didn’t enjoy it. The time shifts the narrator makes throughout the book, jumping from the present to various points in the past to tell the story, were sometimes confusing, so there were times when I wasn’t sure which events happened first.
Another book club book. The time shifts the narrator makes throughout Another book club book. I almost wish I’d stopped listening.
Marta Panunzi rated it did not like it Mar 14, Kate rated it did not like it Jan 23, Open Preview See a Problem? Perhaps this was the fault of the translator, but the idioms and lingo used were more common to the 21st century than I imagine was the case in the very early 20th century. Julie Segers rated it did not like it Mar 18, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Jun 24, Eduardo rated it did not like it. By giving this book just one star I don’t want to say pjilippe it’s not a good book. Oct 15, Pi. Books by Philippe Claudel. We not only did not have the final resolution of the crime, but also learned that the narrator committed a horrible crime himself many years ago.
Almae modo que su narrador la formula y la formula sin cesar, casi de modo desesperado, como si fuese un interrogador que tratase de hacerle sudar la verdad a un sospechoso testarudo.
Okidoki rated it did not like it Jan 01, Maud rated it did not like it Mar 30, Aranhalives rated it did not like it Apr 06, View all 3 comments. Furthermore, the narrator’s constant self-examination and explanations of his thoughts and intent were an unnecessary distraction, and you’ll find a much better discussion of this fault of the book in the New York Times review of it.
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I did not like this book. Jef Pauwels rated it did not like it Apr 04, Lisa rated it did not like it Oct 02, Preview — Almas grises by Philippe Claudel. There are characters so unlikeable and unfeeling they made me sick gdises hearing about them. Still it’s so utterly depressing that I never want to think about it again.
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After spending eight months reading this work for my French discussion class, we came to the end and found the story was not to be resolved. Quotes from Almas philipppe. En los dos primeros tercios iba a escribir “mmm Want to Read philipe. KVanhulle rated it did not like it Mar 03, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
A meandering tale of three murders in a WW 1-era town, it’s told in a disjointed manner vrises a retired policeman who never quite seems to make sense of it all. I have to lead the discussion on this one, which will be interesting, because I didn’t particularly like clahdel despite of the fact that it won a prestigious French literary award. Lieke rated it did not like it Dec 26, Julie rated it did not like it Sep 02,