A review, and links to other information about and reviews of Someone I loved by Anna Gavalda. Gavalda (stories: I Wish Someone Were Waiting for Me Somewhere, , etc.) offers up a minimalist first novel as compelling as it is slight. It’s just a wisp of a book but an odd wisp at that. Someone I Loved by French author, Anna Gavalda, is the story of Chloé, whose husband.

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In retrospect, he has regrets. And then the thought I have to reread this in June.

Someone I Loved

There are bursts that ring true, small scenes of the bewilderment that comes in the wake of such a life-changing event, for example, but it doesn’t add up to enough. When I met Adrien, he didn’t dare annx anything for fear of disappointing you. I like being with you because I’m never bored. It’s funny, the images we use Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

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A gifted literary stylist. This site uses cookies. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. My favourite modern French author! I’m giving it two stars, maybe it’s worth three but I struggled with this one and I don’t think it’s one of her best. Gavalda’s presentation is, in a way, effective. Trying to meet all your book preview and review needs. Is there an online version I could download for free?



Email required Address never made public. Her books are published in over thirty languages and and include: How long does it take to forget the smell of someone who loved you? Until I had this conversation with lloved stranger woman, I felt somehow guilty for not liking this book, because I feared I was missing something. Refresh and try again.

And when do you stop loving them? In the shadow of the story is Suzanne, Pierre’s status-conscious wife who pardoned sokeone actions in order to live a socially-acceptable life. Inspired by the failure of her own marriage, it too was a major literary success and a bestseller and was followed by the short poved pages juvenile novel 35 kilos d’espoir 95 Pounds of Hope that she said she wrote “to pay tribute to those of my students who were dunces in school but otherwise fantastic people”.

The quick-fire pace of constant shifts, the moodiness.

Please provide an email address. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. At the house, she still feels fragile, uncertain, suspended, but Pierre shops and cooks for her, serving her his finest wines.

The inside jacket description reads as follows: Marie rated it did not like it Oct 16, Something we’d like to see more of. I feel like I’m stirring a huge cauldron The prose is refined and sparse with not one superfluous sentence.


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This book above all shows that love in any time in our lives can conquer all. While working as French teacher in high school, a collection of her short stories was first published in under the title “Je gavaalda que quelqu’un m’attende quelque part” that met with both critical acc Anna Gavalda is a French teacher and award-winning novelist.

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It’s the talk one hears, in a bar or in a country home late at night, but without even a proper impression of the people involved it’s ultimately very empty. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Even when we’re not talking, even when we’re not touching, even when we’re not in the same room, I’m not bored. You, you’re worth more than you show