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Vareille notes that Bernard’s mauptat from Arthur lasts six years, whereas the first intellectual training took only two But, like a good first-person POV, it’s such a limited viewpoint on the story – maupraat I wouldn’t have given for a glimpse inside Edmee’s head sometimes A plague on parliament; starvation to all imbued with the new philosophy; and death to the younger branch of the Mauprats — such were the watchwords of these men who, to crown all, gave themselves the airs of knights-errant of the twelfth century.

Lanham, University Press of America, She loves learning, she’s quick-thinking and determined, she won’t be imposed on.

Mauprat by George Sand

No scandal, no denunciation were to be feared. The sham poor owe me a grudge because I do not let myself be duped by them; and there are perverse and worthless people mquprat think one geprge always doing too much for others, and never enough for them.

George Sand is a storyteller, and a good one, who manages to make her points without becoming pedantic. Jul 12, Annie rated it did not like it. I was his only child. A plaintive whining and a bushy tail brushing against his legs had made him start. The story keeps you hooked form beginning to end and only sets you free after the whole drama unveils.

Mauprat, by George Sand

Apresuraos de tener un consejero franco, un amigo severo y no querais al que os adula, si no al que os corrige. Read this book, you will not be disappointed.


Mauprat by George Sand. You must know that, if I have stirred ingratitude in many hearts, I have also geofge a few happy ones grateful. I guess it’s the same now, which is why I refuse to be anything but soltera. Thus there is no need for me to describe them.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Let us make haste, then, to the place you are burning to reach. While those questions were somewhat answered by the end of the novel, it felt like a tidy little wrap-up you might find in a play.

Did she truly love him — and if so, at what point did she begin to love him? Pritchett writer “What a brave man she was, and what a good woman.

It kicked at every cut of the whip, and its master gave it plenty. Please leave a comment. They cleared the land of wolves and foxes, gave a welcome and a hiding-place to all deserters, and helped to defraud the state by intimidating the excise officers and tax-collectors.

Swift as an arrow it jumped the ravines and little torrents which everywhere intersect Varenne in all directions. Every week he returns there and spends two or three days, doing nothing except counting the pennies that have been given him. Nov 05, Stephen Brooke rated it really liked it. Sand’s reputation came into question when she began sporting men’s clothing in public — which she justified by the clothes being far sturdier and less expensive than the typical dress of a noblewoman sans the time.

What a fabulously complex character: Hubert de Mauprat, on hearing of my birth, begged georrge of my parents, undertaking to make me his heir if he were allowed absolute control over my education.

I would like to read more of her books, so any recommendations are welcome.

Even in the hours of suffering, when beauty in its material sense seems obliterated, hers but assumed a mauprag form in my eyes, and in her face I beheld the splendour of a new moral beauty.


A decent book, albeit a little too melodramatic in some places, mainly the scenes between Bernard and Edmee.

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Also scandalous was Sand’s smoking tobacco in public; neither peerage nor gentry had yet sanctioned the free indulgence of women in such a habit, especially in public though Franz Liszt’s paramour Marie D’Agoult affected this as well, smoking large cigars. It had undergone striking improvements; a pretty rustic garden, inclosed by a quickset hedge with a bank of stones behind, extended round the little house.

A strange feeling of uneasiness began to come over me; my fear almost turned into certainty when I saw two young men from the village occupied in trimming the espaliers. Mauprat was adapted into a silent sans with the same title by French director Jean Epstein in Twenty times, in a frenzy of despair, I was on the point of throwing myself off; but the instinctive love of life prevented me from giving way to the impulse.

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Mauprat resembles the fairy tale ” Beauty and the Beast “. After reading Black City, I wasn’t sure Sand was my cup of tea apart from the obvious political sympathiesgeorve this was a very good read.

The narrative is lyrical; the prose deep but not unreachable. I absolutely encourage you to persevere, if you choose to read this novel! Perhaps we have a right to this when we have sacrificed all other men to him. Wasn’t sure about this one at first. An enormous pile of hunting weapons, duck-guns, carbines, blunderbusses, spears, and cutlasses, were raised on the platform, sannd the porter received orders never to let maupeat than two persons at a time approach within range of his gun.

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