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Janine Boissard
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L'esprit De Famille (L'esprit de famille #1)

3.72 of 5 stars 3.72  ·  rating details  ·  78 ratings  ·  11 reviews
Ranging in age from thirteen to twenty-one, the defiantly modern Moreau sisters--Claire, Bernadette, Pauline, and Celine--express radically different tastes and aptitudes and alternately challenge and revere their parents.

Series, Volume : Moreau Family, 1
Published 1992 by Grafisk (first published January 1st 1980)
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Nora Cayetano
Mar 17, 2015 Nora Cayetano rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Gente a la que le gusten las historias como "Mujercitas" o con romances con mucha diferencia de edad
Recommended to Nora by: Mi mamá
Primero que nada, quiero compartirles una foto de la edición de 1980 que tenía mi mamá oculta en alguna parte de su biblioteca, para que conozcan la versión en español:
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Bueno, ya que ya la vieron, les cuento de qué va la historia:

Cuatro hermanas, muy diferentes las unas de las otras, viven tranquilamente con sus padres en el campo francés. Cada una, a su manera, irá aprendiendo por cuenta propia y de las otras, para alcanzar su madurez e independencia.
Pauline, de 17 años, es quien nos cuenta e
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Kricket
i wish i could find the cover of this book online. i just weeded our library's battered-to-death copy and the the comparison to a parisian "little women" was too tempting to pass up. sure enough, i found this completely lovable. all the charm of madeleine l'engle's austin family, but set in france and a good deal racier. what a shame it is out of print and has a fruity title that got botched in translation.
Daisy
Kind of a guilty pleasure, this series of books. I read them years ago and was taken by them (they are French after all), but when I tried to reread them, they really were pretty sappy. Still...
Elisa
La famiglia è alla base del romanzo. Le ambientazioni ci fanno sentire a casa. La traduzione lascia un po' a desiderare.
carolm
Pretty well written and held my attention to the end even if the ending was bit dull. An interesing look into French life.
Melody
Une écriture simple et juste et des personnages auxquels on s'attache sans difficultés. J'ai dévoré cette série.
Jonnette
I can relate with Poison Pot's character; we have a lot of similarities. It was her that made me finished this book.
Marleen
Janine Boissard has an amazing way of telling stories about real families. Her books are very touching
Chrissie
Sep 04, 2012 Chrissie marked it as own-unread  ·  review of another edition
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This is just taking up shelf space. I do not think I will read it.
Rahma.
Great novel about coming of age, set in France.
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