: Je voudrais que quelqu’un m’attende quelque part d’Anna Gavalda : Résumé complet et analyse détaillée de l’oeuvre (Fiche de lecture) (French. Anna Gavalda is a French teacher and award-winning novelist. Referred to by Voici magazine Je voudrais que quelqu’un m’attende quelque part, I Wish Someone Were Waiting for Me Somewhere is a collection of twelve short stories written by Anna Gavalda. It was written in French and published in It is the first book published by Anna Gavalda and it was awarded the Prix Complete text · Je voudrais que quelqu’un m’attende quelque part d’Anna Gavalda on.
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Anna Gavalda has a distinctive style, and it’s this approach — heavy on the dialogue and light on the embellishmentvery short sections of often only a few sentences in rapid succession, an unadorned directness — that makes for whatever appeal her fiction might have.
And she seems to be offering characters that are real and speak to the reader.
Oct 10, Lady K rated it it was ok. There’s a lot of bluster and big talk, too, and she offers ‘strong’ male narrators as well as the story of a woman who gets gang-raped but has the medical expertise to take the appropriate gruesome revenge. Views Read Edit View history. It is the first book published by Anna Gavalda and it was awarded the Prix Contrepoint in Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Referred to by Voici magazine as “a distant descendant of Dorothy Parker “, Anna Gavalda was born in an upper-class suburb of Paris.
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Je Voudrais Que Quelq’un M’attende Quelque Part by Anna Gavalda
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While working as French teacher in high school, a collection of her short stories was first published in under the title “Je voudrais que quelqu’un m’attende quelque gzvalda that met with both critical acclaim and commercial success, selling more than three-quarters of a million copies in her native France and winning the “Grand Prix RTL-Lire. In addition to writing novels, she also contributes to Elle magazine.
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One of those brief sections from the final story, ‘Epilogue’, recounting how she became a writer, is perfectly representative: Lists with This Book. But it also requires a lot of talent on vvoudrais part of the writer; Gavalda has some, but ultimately not enough. But she handles this trick well: One way of doing that is, of course, to have the characters actually speak to the reader — and so ‘The Opel Touch’ opens: Valeria Chikina rated it really liked it Oct 22, vodurais Cyrine rated it really liked it Dec 17, This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
Jude Salander rated it really liked it Dec 28, Paula rated it really liked it Nov 19, Gavalda easily and constantly elicits emotion. It’s meant to make Gavalda’s characters seem somehow ‘real’ — and it seems to convince many readers — but it’s a very limited approach, and only gets Gavalda and her readers so far.
There’s considerable appeal to this writing that it is so stripped down, but there are also obvious limitations — indeed, there’s a tremendous wall that Gavalda can’t surmount.
Denise rated it did not like it Dec 26, Oleg rated it liked it Nov 15, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The book received much praise and is a library and school selection worldwide in several languages. Divorced, and the mother of two, Gavalda lives in the city of Melun, Seine-et-Marne, about 50 km southeast of Paris. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Anna Gavalda, March Of course you do: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Inspired by anba failure of her own marriage, it too was a major literary success and a bestseller and was followed by the short 96 pages young adult novel 35 kilos d’espoir 95 Pounds of Hope that she annx she wrote “to pay tribute to those of my students who were dunces in school but otherwise fantastic people”.