free read Le Vieux Chagrin ´ E-book or Kindle E-pub

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free read Le Vieux Chagrin ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Û Sur les rives du Saint Laurent où il vit retiré en compagnie du chat Vieux Chagrin un écrivain épie jusu'à l'obsession l'inaccessible silhouette d'une jeune femme dont le voilier est venu mouiller dans une anse du fleuve Un excemplaire des Mille et Une Nuits abandonné Venue trouver auprès de l'écrivain refuge et réconfort Tandis ue l'oeuvre tant désirée s'élabore lentement le narrateur se laisse prendre en otage par la confusion du réel jusu'à y découvrir l'inspiratio. Translated in English from French an author's solitary writing idyll is broken when he spies footprints in the sand oddly the same size as his own that lead him into a cave wherein he finds a copy of The Arabian Nights with the name Marie K inscribed in it Developing an obsession with a woman he hadn't seen or met he prepares his house to receive her sends her an invitation to visit and spies on her sailboat anchored off the cove from his attic while he struggles with a bout of writer's block He meets 4 women who appear to know Marika as he has named her and begins a relationship with them and in a way 2 of them help unlock ideas for the book he's writing and a personal revelation There's a beautiful tenderness that suffuses the book and in the fantasy the writer creates about and around the woman of his obsession However there's an unsettling moment with the youngest of the women he gets to know She's somewhat fragile had been abused in her childhood is searching for her biological parents and who has taken to spending uite a lot of time in his house because she finds comfort thereI'm not uite sure why the book is titled after the name of his cat though

characters ç E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Jacques Poulin

Sur les rives du Saint Laurent où il vit retiré en compagnie du chat Vieux Chagrin un écrivain épie jusu'à l'obsession l'inaccessible silhouette d'une jeune femme dont le voilier est venu mouiller dans une an. This is a wonderfully tender novel about a sweet charming man who lives alone with his chat named le Vieux Chagrin the old sorrow He reflects upon his friends and his life The most painful memories are those of the woman he loved most and whom he lost to a dynamic loverAlthough the premise of this work may be slim it is appropriately short and efficient in its execution Le Vieux chagrin is a lovely read from one of the leading uebecois writers of his era

Jacques Poulin ↠ 9 read

Le Vieux ChagrinSe du fleuve Un excemplaire des Mille et Une Nuits abandonné dans une grotte proche est la seule preuve tangible de l'existence de cette muse récalcitrante à lauelle se substitue bientôt une enfant malheureuse. Gentle and seems to claim the sunshine view that all we really need are a few spare parts and creatures for a satisfying many many years of middle aged life