Le soleil des Scorta by Laurent Gaudé. ( pages) Translated into English as The House of Scorta (US) or The Scorta’s Sun (UK), which is the. Laurent Gaudé’s Goncourt-winning Le Soleil des Scorta (translated as The Scortas’ Sun) is set in the Pouilles area in the south of Italy, mainly. Buy Le Soleil des Scorta by Laurent Gaudé (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

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Celine rated it really liked it Jul 05, Giulia Mariani rated it really liked it Jan 05, This sounds gritty and wonderful, Bookaroundthecorner, and like Guy I think you did a great job of scorha the prominence of that withering sun.

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The cycle of struggle, of acceptance of fate, of being rooted to the family, to the village, is broken by Elia’s daughter Anna, who will leave for the north, for a decent education and a home away from the burning sun.

The style was gripping and the story well driven.


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OphelieT rated it it was amazing May 12, Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. August weighed on the Gargano mountains with the haughtiness of a lord. Notify me of new comments via email. He deliberately goes to one particular house, where a woman named Filomena lives.

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Too bad I translate into German and French and not the other way around or I could become an English editor of foreign language books. Le Soleil des Scorta.

Using the texts I write is at your own risk since I have no competence of any kind in literature. The time of day, the narrator says, soleik the lizards dream of being fish’, when they too sweat. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Get to Know Us.


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Read more Read less. Goodreads helps you keep track of laurenf you want to read. See all 5 reviews. Some years later Elia falls helplessly in love with Maria Carminella, a girl from a rich family, but who is a free spirit, a kind of feminist, who will only marry Elia if he has nothing.

He deserved the Prix Goncourt he won. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. If you enjoyed Max Gallo’s series which began with La Baie des Anges history of Nice you’ll like this even better, although it’s not as made-for-tv as the B des A now seems to me. And Donato was the only person to whom Elia could talk about his childhood knowing he would be understood.