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Annie Ernaux
Birth date: September 01, 1940
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Nicole Reads
Nicole Reads rated it 4 years ago
"From September last year, I did nothing else but wait for a man: for him to call me and come round to my place." (1%) This book surprised me. It wasn't what I expected and to be exposed to the raw emotion and sincerity of the narrator touched me deeply. The opening of the novel gripped me and never...
Lagraziana's Kalliopeion
Lagraziana's Kalliopeion rated it 6 years ago
There will be very few who deny that the mother has a very special place in the heart of a person and that when she dies, it uses to be a particularly painful loss in most cases even if she has been suffering for a long time. It means the irrevocable end of an era – of “childhood” in a wide sense – ...
Nithou's Readings
Nithou's Readings rated it 7 years ago
"J’ai réussi à combler de mots l’image et le nom absents de celle qui, durant six mois, a continué de se maquiller, de vaquer à ses cours, de parler et de jouir, sans soupçonner qu’elle vivait aussi ailleurs, dans la tête et la peau d’une autre femme."Un texte court très juste sur la douleur qui sur...
M Sarki
M Sarki rated it 7 years ago
Annie Ernaux takes no prisoners. All of her books are connected, and all of them quite good.
M Sarki
M Sarki rated it 7 years ago
The most striking result for me, after reading this book, is the hopeless condition the author sees for us. But she does not complain, ever. She merely points out to us examples of the madness and indifference growing in our world today. She takes her own valuable time to record these observation...
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