I read about a 20% and then gave up. Absolute rubbish. No sense to be found in it-Published 11 months ago by Manfred Finkhaeuser
Occurring between wars the novel develops characters in the village as the protagonist's life story interacts with the larger world. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Sadly wiser
It tells of moral dilemmas that visit various members of an isolated peasant community first under occupation by an enemy army and then later when a peaceful stranger arrives. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Rich
I couldn't put down the book. The book addresses hard questions on human behavior alone and in a crowd with pier pressure. Read morePublished 20 months ago by moroziris
Beautifully written. Man's inhumanity to man and the incredible beauty of the human spirit told in almost allegorical fashion.
It is a disturbing story, but it also shows us that if there is love, there is hope. Unforgettable good literature.Published on January 26, 2013 by LIDIA BOLTE
One of the greatest writer of our time, and one of his greatest work,!!!!!
An inside view of human greatness, miseries and flaws... Read more
Given the profusion of five star reviews, it seems I'm one of the very few people who have not fallen under the spell of Claudel's 'Brodeck'. Read morePublished on March 25, 2011 by Philippe Vandenbroeck
I often browse the library sale books to pick up novels of author's I have not read. It's a way of discovering new authors simply by random choice and reading the book flap. Read morePublished on February 28, 2011 by Justin Demello