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La Sorcière

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Lucie n'est pas une sorcière talentueuse. Ses deux filles, elles, se révèlent extrêmement douées, au-delà des prétentions et des espoirs de Lucie qui n'aspirait qu'à en faire des sorcières efficaces. Quant à la mère de Lucie, son génie est absolu. Mais qui sont les corneilles ? Est-on plus libre, de prendre la place des oiseaux, leur forme et leur aspect, et d'imiter leur ...more
Paperback, 175 pages
Published January 12th 2003 by MINUIT (first published 1996)
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Hada Pulgarín
Sep 13, 2016 rated it it was ok
No sé si fue porque era para una clase no muy chevere, o porque estaba en francés y no entendía mucho, pero QUE KARMA!

Es de las cosas más raras y sin sentido que creo haber leído en mi vida. De vez en cuando pasaba algo interesante pero nunca se concluyó nada, la historia era demasiado lenta...

Tal vez hubo una parte no incluída en la copia que leímos, o yo sea más bruta en francés de lo que pensé, o simplemente soy una inculta pero no le encontré la finalidad a este libro, todo es demasiado vola
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Eleanor
Dec 13, 2008 rated it liked it
I put this book down for awhile and picked it back up again and so this might count for my ambivalence about this book. It's definitely French fiction in that none of the characters are sympathetic. It's certainly biting and sharp social commentary about suburbia and middle class values and it really makes France look dystopian, but everyone ends up getting screwed over and looking stupid and so I felt kind of "eh" about it in the end.
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Quel style ! Quel univers !
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It 's a kind of social critizism through a peculiar and wonderful story, wrapped in an original style that I like very much: long sentences with great clarity. JM
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Marie NDiaye was born in Pithiviers, France, in 1967; spent her childhood with her French mother (her father was Senegalese); and studied linguistics at the Sorbonne. She started writing when she was twelve or thirteen years old and was only eighteen when her first work was published. In 2001 she was awarded the prestigious Prix Femina literary prize for her novel Rosie Carpe, and in 2009, she won ...more
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“Me parecía que mi talento iba debilitándose paulatinamente. ¿Por qué no conseguía ser una bruja decente?, me preguntaba en tales ocasiones. ¿Carecía acaso de voluntad, de entusiasmo, de coraje? No me agradaba lo bastante el poder, me decía, ni me desagradaba lo bastante la fatalidad".” 0 likes
“Me entró entonces la duda de si habría poseído alguna vez un don que no fuese el de la fabulación; llegué a dudar, incluso, de la existencia de los poderes que las mujeres de mi familia materna habían creído poseer. Era posible que se tratase sólo de supersticiones, me decía; quizá tanto yo como mi madre, con su supuesta y gran destreza, lo único que habíamos hecho era creernos a pies juntillas -hasta el punto de dar por cierto cuanto creíamos ver- los cuentos de unas infelices, de unas pobres ancianas sumisas y candorosamente malévolas, como mi crédula abuela,la madre de mi madre, que tanto entusiasmo sentía por la adivinación.” 0 likes
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