The Earth and Sky of Jacques Dorme: A novel
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The Earth and Sky of Jacques Dorme: A novel

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Title:The Earth and Sky of Jacques Dorme: A novel
Edition Language:English
ISBN:155970828X
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:216 pages

    The Earth and Sky of Jacques Dorme: A novel Reviews

  • Zuberino
    Sep 03, 2015

    আনদরে মাকিন-কে নিয়ে সমসযায় পড়ে গেলাম। ছাতরাবসথায় পড়া তার Confessions of a Fallen Standard-Bearer খুব...

  • Thomas Andrikus
    Dec 25, 2015

    The story is about a Russian kid in the 1960s who was told a fleeting love story by her French adoptive grandma figure, Alexandra, of her love story with another French soldier, Jacques Dorme, who got...

  • Malcolm
    Jul 31, 2012

    There is a lot going on in this slim deceptively simple looking book. At its heart is a week long romance between a French nurse and French pilot in a small village east of Stalingrad in 1942; a roman...

  • Andrew
    Jun 18, 2007

    this review first appeared on [http://intraspace.blogspot.com]this was a brilliant book. a novel written by a russian emigre to france. it tells the story (in first person) of a russian orphan who spe...

  • Gracia
    Feb 23, 2010

    Travel from World War II to the post-Soviet era, and when finished earmark this book for a reread.A taste, a small taste... "That evening at the end of March it stayed light for a long time; we could ...

  • Naomi
    Dec 28, 2007

    Makine's interrogation of exile, death and authorship does not deal in answers or explanations. I was totally absorbed in the remote setting, the doomed love affair, the desperate search for the wreck...

  • Francois
    Aug 04, 2011

    Le troisième et dernier de la trilogie de Makine sur la langue française et la Russie... le moins bon des trois... roman plus personnel que les autres qui reste quand même intéressant si on a lu l...

  • Susan
    May 06, 2016

    As always beautifully written. I stopped and started too much when reading and that spoils it's flow. Vivid descriptive writing....

  • Laura Edwards
    Dec 18, 2014

    Not one of my favorites by Makine. I was expecting a story about Jacques Dorme and Alexandra, but the book focused more on the narrator. As always, lovely prose. Just not what I was expecting. ...

  • Pat
    Mar 24, 2014

    I forced myself to get through this book. It sounds like most readers thought it was wonderful, but to me it seemed sad, depressing, rootless, and with little sense of hope. ...