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Le Pape des escargots

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Dans les Hauts de Bourgogne circule un personnage étrange, surnommé La Gazette. On le dit fils de curé et de prostituée, sorcier, rebouteux et "trouveur d'eau". Lui prétend être un grand Initié et le pape des escargots. La Gazette va être mêlé incidemment au destin de Gilbert, un jeune paysan qui se révèle exceptionnellement doué pour la sculpture. Ensemble et à l'écart du ...more
Mass Market Paperback, 373 pages
Published June 14th 1983 by Folio (first published 1972)
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Mae
Apr 04, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: en-francais
Vincenot loves Burgundy and everything from the "pays" or burgundian country. This is a story with rich characters and true to this areas cultures and tradition. Its about simple and beautiful things in life. The main character is an artist not formally trained but brilliantly talented. This young burgundian is poached by art dealers and wheelers, and taken to Paris to "make" him. In turn, he is taken advantaged of and immersed in a culture he cannot relate to. He's painful experience in the wor ...more
Alison
Oct 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Merveilleux voyage en Bourgogne sur les traces de la Gazette et du sculpteur Gilbert de la Rouéchotte.
Témoignage du terroir et de la vitalité de notre pays, cet hymne à la nature, à l'authenticité et à la simplicité est à lire, dans notre monde moderne où tout va trop vite.
Lapetitem
Dec 07, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Ne surtout pas faire l'économie du temps que prend cette lecture!
Marie-aimée
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Une très belle histoire d'amitié et d'amour, une autre vision sur l'art et la sculpture racontée avec entrain, justesse et humour. A lire !
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