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L’Empreinte à Crusoé

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Robinson Crusoé vient de passer vingt ans de solitude dans son île déserte. Il a dû reconstruire son équilibre. C'est avec fierté - celle d'avoir soumis l'île à sa domination - qu'il entame ce matin-là une promenade rituelle sur la plage où il avait mystérieusement échoué il ya tant d'années. C'est alors qu'il découvre l'inconcevable : dans le sable, une empreinte. Celle ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published March 1st 2012 by Gallimard
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Loïc
Oct 01, 2014 Loïc rated it liked it
Avant celui-ci, il y a eu deux livres sur le célèbre homme seul sur son île: le livre de Dafoe et le livre de Tournier.

Chacun apporte une contribution toute particulière: le premier est un livre d'aventures qui se lit tel quel et qui a fait rêver des milliers d'enfants. Le livre de Tournier est plus humaniste, comme dit Chamoiseau (je ne sais pas ce que ça veut dire).

Chamoiseau essaye lui aussi d'apporter sa pierre à l'édifice en décrivant un "voyage immobile", le voyage intérieur de Robinson C
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May 27, 2013 Robert Sheppard rated it really liked it
FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM CONTEMPORARY WORLD WRITERS SHOWCASE SERIES VIA GOODREADS —-ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

Robert Sheppard‘s insight:

World Literature Forum brings to your attention Caribbean writer Patrick Chamoiseau’s L’empreinte à Crusoé "Crusoe’s Footprint" a reworking of the theme of Robinson Crusoe into an interiorized existential dimension stretches from Africa to the West Indies, occasioned by the abandonment on a desert island of African Muslim Dogon from Mali put ashore
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"Beautifully and poetically written, the thoughts of the deserted man are reinterpreted in the final chapter of the novel." - Adele King, Paris

This book was reviewed in the January 2013 issue of World Literature Today. Read the full review by visiting our website: http://bit.ly/ZmHrZq
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Patrick Chamoiseau is a French author from Martinique known for his work in the créolité movement.

Chamoiseau was born on December 3, 1953 in Fort-de-France, Martinique, where he currently resides. After he studied law in Paris he returned to Martinique inspired by Édouard Glissant to take a close interest in Creole culture. Chamoiseau is the author of a historical work on the Antilles under the re
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