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La Tristesse Du Cerf-Volant

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Dans une grande maison
bourgeoise des Flandres françaises, vivent deux enfants, Christophe et Clara.
Ils ne sont pas jumeaux, mais tout comme. Christophe peint pour lui-même et
pour Clara, en construisant un espace magique au sein duquel il n'y a ni vieillissement
ni péché.
Et les lecteurs de ce roman de feu resteront à jamais hantés
par la fresque que Christophe avait peinte dans l'escalier de la tour, La
tristesse du Cerf-Volant: de petits bonhommes essayant d'attraper la ficelle
d'un cerf-volant invisible qui, peut-être, nexiste pas.
Fresque inachevée jusqu'aux derniers jours du peintre.
Fresque jamais déchiffrée. Danse macabre? Danse de joie? L'étoile au bout du
chemin est-elle salut ou maléfice?

Comme un incendie mal éteint, les flammes reprendront sous
des formes diverses sur trois générations, dans cette famille dévastée par
l'irruption de l'art, de la passion, de Dieu même.
Françoise Mallet-Joris, incisant la poche des songes et des
fantasmagories flamandes qui l'habitent, nous raconte cette histoire en un
réalisme éclaté et, plus intense que jamais, a su atteindre au mythe.

This novel is in theoriginal French by Academie Goncourt winner Francoise Mallet-Joris. It
describes 3 generations living in a large bourgeois house in the 20th
century in Flanders and how the psychology of their lives is intertwined. 

Item details

Author(s):
Francoise Mallet-Joris
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
16 x 11 x 2 cm
EAN-13:
9782277225966
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9782277225966
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
406
Publisher:
Editions 84

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Dans une grande maison
bourgeoise des Flandres françaises, vivent deux enfants, Christophe et Clara.
Ils ne sont pas jumeaux, mais tout comme. Christophe peint pour lui-même et
pour Clara, en construisant un espace magique au sein duquel il n'y a ni vieillissement
ni péché.
Et les lecteurs de ce roman de feu resteront à jamais hantés
par la fresque que Christophe avait peinte dans l'escalier de la tour, La
tristesse du Cerf-Volant: de petits bonhommes essayant d'attraper la ficelle
d'un cerf-volant invisible qui, peut-être, nexiste pas.
Fresque inachevée jusqu'aux derniers jours du peintre.
Fresque jamais déchiffrée. Danse macabre? Danse de joie? L'étoile au bout du
chemin est-elle salut ou maléfice?

Comme un incendie mal éteint, les flammes reprendront sous
des formes diverses sur trois générations, dans cette famille dévastée par
l'irruption de l'art, de la passion, de Dieu même.
Françoise Mallet-Joris, incisant la poche des songes et des
fantasmagories flamandes qui l'habitent, nous raconte cette histoire en un
réalisme éclaté et, plus intense que jamais, a su atteindre au mythe.

This novel is in theoriginal French by Academie Goncourt winner Francoise Mallet-Joris. It
describes 3 generations living in a large bourgeois house in the 20th
century in Flanders and how the psychology of their lives is intertwined. 

Author(s):
Francoise Mallet-Joris
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
16 x 11 x 2 cm
EAN-13:
9782277225966
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9782277225966
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
406
Publisher:
Editions 84

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