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)
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! >:(
The initial stages of this book contrast the poverty, exploitation and moral laxity of thousands of mine workers with the complacency of the rich owners, setting the mood for the strike that takes place later. The drama of larger events threatens to overwhelm the personal drama of Etienne’s persona...