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girl from the Chartreuse

by Pierre PГ©ju

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Published by Harvill Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Traffic accident victims -- Fiction.,
  • Giants -- Fiction.,
  • Guilt -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published as La petite Chartreuse: Paris : Gallimard, 2002.

    StatementPierre Péju ; translated from the French by Ina Rilke.
    GenreFiction.
    ContributionsRilke, Ina.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ2676.E364 P4713 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination165 p. ;
    Number of Pages165
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3465797M
    ISBN 101843431920
    LC Control Number2005440457
    OCLC/WorldCa60559470

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The Girl from the Chartreuse revolves around the power and symbolism of words and tragic childhoods. The novella opens and closes with terribly visual scenes of near-death experiences.

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Etienne Vollard, owner of the bookshop The Verb To Be, is a red-haired man imprisoned in an enormous body and his solitude. One wet 4/5(3). The Girl from the Chartreuse Find similar books Profile. Extract 'All I ever want, doesn't matter where I am, is to get away. I used to wrap her up nice and warm, lay her on the back seat and off we'd go.

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All those who signed up for the original bookray will automatically be transferred to this one, as described in more detail in the next journal entry, which is based on the bookray announcement for the original bookray. >One wintry evening, Vollard the bookseller runs over a year-old girl with his van.

The opening section of Pierre Péju's novel follows their next 24 hours, as Éva clings to life. That such a. The Girl from the Chartreuse This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged.

This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. Author Biography PIERRE PEJU, writer, philosopher and director of studies at the International College of Philosophy, has written four books.

The Girl from the Chartreuse, his latest one, met with an exceptional critical and commercial success in France. Translated by Ina Rilke from the French original La Petite Chartreuse (), The Girl from the Chartreuse is a heart-breaking story about Vollard, a book-seller who accidentally runs over a year old girl with his van.

The novel revolves around the three protagonists of Vollard, the little girl Éva and her mother by the accident, Vollard reads fairytales to Éva, who sinks.

One wet afternoon, driving a vanload of new and second-hand books, ÉtienneVollard knocks down and seriously injures a little girl, Éva. In the hospital, he meets Éva's mother, Thérèse, a struggling single parent who lacks maternal instincts and whose dream is to be faraway, alone.

Vollard visits Éva regularly while she is in a coma and reads books to her, while Thérèse spaces her visits out. When Éva eventually wakes up, she has become mute and is terribly weakened.

A few weeks after Éva has been sent to a rehabilitation centre in the Massif de la Chartreuse, Thérèse gets a job faraway and asks Vollard to visit her daughter on her behalf/5(4). The Girls in the Chartreuse Jackets combines Maria Mazziotti Gillan's unique gifts as a visual artist with her already internationally known and prize winning poetry.

Gillan’s imagination, whimsical sense of line and vibrant use of colors shine forth through this beautiful picture book in a manner that both compliments and contrasts with the wonderful poems.5/5(1).

Pierre Peju is the author of ''The Girl from the Chartreuse'', published as ''La Petite Chartreuse'' in Peju’s native France, and this was also the title of the movie of the book, which was released in This novel received great acclaim in France, and won the Prix du Livre Inter for He is also the author of ''Clara’s Tale''()/5.

The girl from the Chartreuse. London: Harvill Press, Etienne Vollard, owner of the bookshop The Verb To Be, is a red-haired man imprisoned in an enormous body and his solitude. One wet afternoon, driving a vanload of books, he knocks down and seriously injures a little girl, Eva.

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Haunted by guilt, Vollard visits Éva in hospital and reads stories to her while she lies in a coma. "The Girl from the Chartreuse" is a story that will break your heart. Vollard is driving his van back to his bookshop when a little girl runs out into the road in front of him.

Éva, the little girl, had been running home from school, anxious because her mother failed to meet her. Thérèse, her mother, was running s: 7. RE: International bookray: The Girl from the Chartreuse by Pierre Péju Well, things can only speed up from here.:) Thanks, J4shaw, I'm glad the book arrived safely.

Culture > Books > Reviews The Girl from the Chartreuse By Pierre Péju. On a wet afternoon, Etienne Vollard, driving a vanload of books, knocks down a little girl, Eva.

At the hospital. Get this from a library. The girl from the Chartreuse. [Pierre Péju] -- When Étienne Vollard knocks down and seriously injures a young girl, both he and the girl's mother, Thérèse, feel enormous guilt over the incident. Because of this, Étienne takes it upon himself.

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