Simple Passion

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Seven Stories Press, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 67 pages
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In her spare, stark style, Annie Ernaux documents the desires and indignities of a human heart ensnared in an all-consuming passion. Blurring the line between fact and fiction, an unnamed narrator attempts to plot the emotional and physical course of her two-year relationship with a married foreigner where every word, event, and person either provides a connection with her beloved or is subject to her cold indifference. With courage and exactitude, she seeks the truth behind an existence lived entirely for someone else, and, in the pieces of its aftermath, she is able to find it.
  

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'Simple Passion' by Annie Ernaux was one of the books mentioned in Lance Donaldson-Evans' 'One Hundred Great French Books'. I haven't heard of Annie Ernaux before and so decided to try this book. I ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kathy - Goodreads

This is a painful read. I suppose if a book is to be gauged by the legitimate emotion that it arouses in the reader, I should give it five stars. This has been billed as a French version of Fifty ... Read full review

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Simple Passion - Questia Online Library
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Simple Passion, Seven Stories Press
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anything but poetry: A Simple Passion by Annie Ernaux
A Simple Passion by Annie Ernaux. Here is an excerpt from one of my favorite works of prose. It was originally published in French and then translated to ...
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Who Can Explain It? Who Can Tell You Why? - New York Times
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Se perdre - Annie Ernaux
In 1992 Annie Ernaux published a short novel about an affair she had with an unnamed Eastern European, Simple Passion (see our review). ...
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Annie Ernaux Criticism (Vol. 88)
Set in the months after her lover's departure, Simple Passion is a first-person ... Simple Passion, which generated controversy in France due to its adult ...
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boekverslag Passion simple door Annie Ernaux | scholieren.com
Geschreven door:. Nicole [meer]. Niveau:. 5HAVO. Kwaliteit:. Waardering:. Taal:. Nederlands. Woorden:. 918. Opvragingen: ...
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Hey Tisa, I think Simple Passion is a great book. ... Her other books about herself, aside from Simple Passion, I started to find a bit tiresome (Cleaned ...
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About the author (2003)

Born in 1940, ANNIE ERNAUX grew up in Normandy, studied at Rouen University, and began teaching high school. From 1977 to 2000, she was a professor at the Centre National d'Enseignement par Correspondance. Her books, in particular A Man's Place and A Woman's Story, have become contemporary classics in France. She won the prestigious Prix Renaudot for A Man's Place when it was first published in French in 1984. The English edition was a New York Times Notable Book and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. The English edition of A Woman's Story was a New York Times Notable Book.

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