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La Tête en friche

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Published April 11th 2018 by Babel
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Robert Beech
The story of a man, Germain, who lives in a small trailer behind his mother's house, and works (just enough to keep his unemployment benefits) as a day laborer, whose encounter with an elderly retired professor, Marguerite, in the park leads him to discover the joys of reading aloud and from there to a contemplation of his own life and the meaning(s) of life outside of work, food, sleep and sex. It is a Pygmalion story with the roles reversed. Germain ends up "adopting" Margueritte as his grandm ...more
Macha
Jul 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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La première fois que j'ai rencontré Germain et Margueritte, c'était au cinéma grâce à la merveilleuse adaptation de Jean Becker. Depuis, je m'étais jurée de lire le livre de Marie-Sabine Roger. Quel bonheur ! Celui-ci est un petit bijou de tendresse et d'humanité. Ce roman m'a tenu compagnie alors que j'étais malade et, si aujourd'hui je commence à aller mieux, je suis sûre que Germain et Margueritte n'y sont pas étrangers ...
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Mar 22, 2019 rated it really liked it
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4.5 stars! I really loved this little book.
Béatrice
Sep 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Encore un livre que j'ai lu il y a des années quand je ne tenais pas encore ce "journal" de mes lectures et que j'ai tant aimé (plein de tendresse...et pour une fois, le film était presque aussi sensible). Du coup, je l'ai acheté en foire à tout et relu !
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Jun 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Lu en 24h. Très drôle et très touchant en même temps.
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