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All Our Worldly Goods

All Our Worldly Goods

  • Title: All Our Worldly Goods
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  • ISBN : 9780307743299
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 268 pages


In haunting ways, this gorgeous novel prefigures Ir ne N mirovsky s masterpiece Suite Fran aise Set in France between 1910 and 1940 and first published in France in 1947, five years after the author s death, All Our Worldly Goods is a gripping story of war, family life and star crossed lovers Pierre and Agnes marry for love against the wishes of his parents and his grand In haunting ways, this gorgeous novel prefigures Ir ne N mirovsky s masterpiece Suite Fran aise Set in France between 1910 and 1940 and first published in France in 1947, five years after the author s death, All Our Worldly Goods is a gripping story of war, family life and star crossed lovers Pierre and Agnes marry for love against the wishes of his parents and his grandfather, the tyrannical family patriarch Their marriage provokes a family feud that cascades down the generations This brilliant novel is full of drama, heartbreak, and the telling observations that have made N mirovsky s work so beloved and admired


Author Ir ne N mirovsky

Ir ne N mirovsky born February 11, 1903, Kiev, died August 17, 1942, Auschwitz, German Occupied Poland was a Jewish novelist and biographer born in the Ukraine, who lived and worked in France.




All Our Worldly Goods Reviews (31)

  • Another great novel by Nemirovsky my fourth or fifth The time period of this novels covers a bit of World War I, then the years between the wars, and then World War II So many wars So in a sense it is partly a prequel to her great novel Suite Francaise but also a continuation of it It is set in the [..]

  • Sinceramente, no s qu le ha faltado para que no le d las cinco estrellas Es una delicia Me ha encantado el estilo narrativo de la escritora, ese describir con pocas palabras el amor y el sufrimiento el miedo y el horror de la guerra. [..]

  • I give away the ending Read this review anyway All Our Worldly Goods feels contemporary and Tolstoyesque all at once The characters are sketched rather than painted in oil, and the humor is gorgeous and easily missed if you read too quickly For instance Sitting comfortably, without her cor [..]

  • This is a sweet, sad, nostalgic, and unexpectedly uplifting tale of love in the turmoil of the two world wars It put me a lot in the mind of William Trevor s Fools of Fortune although this book was, I think, significantly less tragic, it shares a lot of the same themes of families that seemingly can [..]

  • Esta es la historia de la familia Hardelot que viven en el pueblecito de Saint Elme, Charles y Marthe tienen un hijo Pierre que est comprometido para casarse con Simone, una joven rica, con una buena dote, elegida por su abuelo que toma todas las decisiones en la familia, pero Pierre est enamorado d [..]

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