Germinal (Les Rougon-Macquart, #13)
Publish date: 1983
Publisher: Państwowy Instytut Wydawniczy
Pages no: 354
Edition language: Polski
, European Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Classic Literature
, Literary Fiction
, 19th Century
, French Literature
Series: Les Rougon-Macquart (#13)
Pretty good read. So powerful and page turning, and so much more disturbing than Grapes of Wrath and other such books. Good insight into the life of miners in pre-unionized blue collar jobs. Such terrible working and living conditions, and amazing to see how long they could make it when they did ...
IntroductionNote on the TranslationSelect BibliographyChronology of Émile ZolaPlan of Montsou and surrounding areas--GerminalExplanatory Notes
bookshelves: classic, spring-2014, re-visit-2014, published-1883, paper-read, play-dramatisation, radio-4x, france, fradio Recommended for: BBC Radio Listeners Read from March 03, 2007 to March 07, 2014, read count: 3 Re-visit via R4xEmile Zola's masterpiece brought vividly to life, dramatised ...
Well, that was depressing.
I haven't bought this book yet, so i'm trying to find out what would be the best translation before i do.Damn, i should get moving with my French so that i can read it in the original! >:(