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Giono, Jean 1895-1970

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The man who planted trees by Jean Giono( Book )

278 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in 14 languages and held by 2,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Elzeard Bouffier, a man of great simplicity and determination. He travels to Provence, in southeastern France and there alone with his sheep and dog, he builds a stone house and daily plants one hundred acorns
Second harvest by Jean Giono( Book )

318 editions published between 1930 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 2,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new translation of a 1930 French novel on a young woman who saves a hunter from a river. She takes him to his deserted village, discovering he is the last inhabitant, she decides to keep him company and they fall in love
Le hussard sur le toit, roman by Jean Giono( Book )

174 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perhaps no other of his novels better reveals Giono's perfect balance between lyricism and narrative, description and characterization, the epic and the particular, than The Horseman on the Roof. This novel, which Giono began writing in 1934 and which was published in 1951, expanded and solidified his reputation as one of Europe's most important writers. This is a novel of adventure, a roman courtois, that tells the story of Angelo, a nobleman who has been forced to leave Italy because of a duel, and is returning to his homeland by way of Provence. But that region is in the grip of a cholera epidemic, travelers are being imprisoned behind barricades, and exposure to the disease is almost certain. Angelo's escapades, adventures, and heroic self-sacrifice in this hot, hallucinatory landscape, among corpses, criminals and rioting townspeople, share this epic tale
Le chant du monde by Jean Giono( Book )

190 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Song of the World is a tale of primitive love and vendetta set in the timeless French landscape of river, mountain and forest
Que ma joie demeure, roman by Jean Giono( Book )

213 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les enseignements de Bobi vont révolutionner le travail triste des paysans du coin. Il leur révèle une vie meilleure, plus authentique, moins égoïste. Un programme utopiste que l'amour fera basculer vers le drame.--[Memento]
Colline by Jean Giono( Book )

203 editions published between 1000 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Deep in Provence, a century ago, four stone houses perch on a hillside. Wildness presses in from all sides. Beyond a patchwork of fields, a mass of green threatens to overwhelm the village. The animal world--a miming cat, a malevolent boar--displays a mind of its own. The four houses have a dozen residents--and then there is Gagou, a mute drifter. Janet, the eldest of the men, is bedridden; he feels snakes writhing in his fingers and speaks in tongues. Even so, all is well until the village fountain suddenly stops running. From this point on, humans and the natural world are locked in a life-and-death struggle. All the elements--fire, water, earth, and air--come into play. From an early age, Jean Giono roamed the hills of his native Provence. He absorbed oral traditions and, at the same time, devoured the Greek and Roman classics. Giono's startlingly original fusion of idiomatic storytelling and Homeric and Virgilian myth took Paris and New York by storm in 1929. Hill, his first novel and the first winner of the Prix Brentano, comes fully back to life in Paul Eprile's poetic translation"--
Le grand troupeau by Jean Giono( Book )

122 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vigorous anti-war novel. Conscription reaches into the hills as the First World War comes to a small Provencial community one blazing August. A committed pacifist, Giono produced one of the most affecting accounts of war ever written, with its horrifying scenes of war and descriptions of harsh, primitive conditions in the trenches. His fiercely realistic novel contrasts the wholesale destruction of men, land, and animals at the front with the moral disintegration of the lonely and anxious people left behind
Le bonheur fou : roman by Jean Giono( Book )

52 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un de Baumugnes by Jean Giono( Book )

175 editions published between 1929 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A la "Buvette du pièmont", un vieux journalier est attiré par un grand gars qui parait affreusement triste et provoque ses confidences : Albin vient de la montagne, de Baumugnes
Oeuvres romanesques complètes by Jean Giono( Book )

92 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pour saluer Melville -- L'eau vive -- Un roi sans divertissement -- Noé -- Fragments d'un paradis
Deux cavaliers de l'orage by Jean Giono( Book )

58 editions published between 1956 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marceau and Ange Jason, two brothers tied by love after a harsh upbringing, suffer their downfall in a struggle for dominance resulting in sibling rivalry gone terribly awry
Angelo, roman by Jean Giono( Book )

77 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Angelo, le héros du Hussard sur le toit, part de Turin après avoir fort joliment tué d'un coup de sabre M. le baron Schwartz, espion autrichien. Il passe la frontière en grand uniforme de colonel des hussards de Sardaigne, sur un cheval admirable. Les conspirations, les dangers, les amours ne vont point manquer à Angelo qui se trouvera aux prises avec le subtil vicaire général d'Aix-en-Provence, le marquis de Théus, avec la charmante Anna Clèves qui l'aimera sans espoir, avec Pauline enfin, cette femme si belle qu'il sauvera un jour
Un roi sans divertissement by Jean Giono( Book )

130 editions published between 1947 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le texte intégral est entrecoupé par trois analyses critiques sur le traitement romanesque du temps, la construction des personnages et la poétique de l'excès. Propose également des exercices et leurs corrigés
The high road by Edna O'Brien( Book )

82 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna flygter fra London og sit ødelæggende kærlighedsforhold til en lille middelhavsby, hvor nye muligheder måske venter
Jean le Bleu by Jean Giono( Book )

99 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ces souvenirs de jeunesse de Jean Giono, entre une mère repasseuse et un père cordonnier, sont un fumet de bonheur."--Cover
Le Moulin de Pologne, roman by Jean Giono( Book )

103 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novel has a mixture of love, adventure and humor
The serpent of stars by Jean Giono( Book )

101 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in rural France in the early 20th century, this part novel, part play describes the way of life of the shepherding community
Ennemonde et autres caractères by Jean Giono( Book )

42 editions published between 1968 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twee verhalen, waarin een vrouw de hoofdrol speelt, met op de achtergrond het leven op het Franse platteland
Le désastre de Pavie, 24 février 1525 by Jean Giono( Book )

32 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les âmes fortes, roman by Jean Giono( Book )

78 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in French and Spanish and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study of Thérèse's character. Is she unscrupulous, self-absorbed, or a pathological liar as she conducts an affair with another married woman?
 
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The man who planted trees
Alternative Names
Chiono, Jyang 1895-1970

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Jiono, Jan 1895-1970

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Shang ji wo nuo 1895-1970

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Жионо, Жан 1895-1970

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ג'יונו, ז'ן

ז'אן ז'יונו

ז'יאונו, ז'אן

ז'יונו, ז'ן 1895-1970

جان جيونو

جان جيونو، 1895-1970

ژان ژیونو نویسنده فرانسوی

ژان ژیونۆ

장 지오노

지오노, 장 1895-1970

ジオノ, ジャン

ジオノ, ジャン 1895-1970

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Second harvestLe hussard sur le toit, romanLe chant du mondeQue ma joie demeure, romanLe grand troupeauDeux cavaliers de l'orageAngelo, romanThe serpent of stars