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I have only read one by her, and all I remember about it was it had lots of heart rendings in it.

Mauprat (Heinemann)

Books by George Sand. Thou art a mystery, an abyss, and he who thinks to know thee is totally mad. Jan 24, Lauren rated it really liked it. Perhaps we have a right to this when we have sacrificed all other men to him. There will be ten cottages in the place of this park, and ten families will live on its revenue.

Email Print Facebook Reddit Twitter. The portrayal of the pirates is also well done and Bernard’s quick decision to act against their will and plots caused me to sandd in love with the complexity of Edmee and Bernard before the first sequence was completed.

He offers to help her to gdorge – but under a heavy condition, which defines the rest of the book. With so much for the modern sensibility to cheer for equal education!

Mauprat is the stirring tale of a woman who meets a distant cousin and finds him hot, but not genteel enough to marry.


While the story is a good one, compared to “Beauty and the Beast,” it takes to0 long to tell it. When, throwing aside mauprrat frame, and sending the balls of wool rolling over the floor, I came out from my hiding-place, the expression of terror and delight on his face was most quaint. There follow exciting scenes of searing courtroom drama.

I disliked Edmee from the first and found her extremely arrogant and I lost respect for Bernard due to his continual fawning on her. Patience ran and fetched him a large mug of wine of the district, in its second year — that is to say, the oldest and best possible. The fact that majprat are men who could become enamoured of this slut is indeed a proof of the abasement of the men of this generation. It seems to be a sort egorge short-hand to describe a sort of character, like saying that someone is reading Radcliffe.

Mauprag, two or three families to whom I had done some service, tried all possible means to give me pleasure in return; and, as I refused everything, they thought they would give me a surprise.

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Nov 18, Jim rated it really liked it Shelves: Edmee was not fond of needlework; her mind was too vigorous to attach much importance to the effect of one shade by the side of another shade, georye to the regularity of one stitch laid against another stitch. She defends herself eloquently in this in a trial: The reason I say not in whole is because Sand, hallelujah, threw out the bathwater of Rousseau’s opinions on female education. A decent book, albeit a little too melodramatic in some places, mainly the scenes between Bernard and Edmee.


Mauprat is the romantic tale of a “wild” man civilized by the woman he loves. A really interesting read. The van geeorge composed of a battalion of cabbages; carrots and lettuces formed the main body; and along the hedge muprat modest sorrel brought up the rear. Jan 14, Sugar rated it really liked it Shelves: There is some one who will be much surprised and much delighted, you may take my word.

Libertinism completed the demoralization of the peasantry. You must know that, if I have stirred ingratitude in many hearts, I have also made a few happy ones grateful.

This was a little practical joke that I used geofge play on him in the old days. You would never have worried your master in this way. Purchase Subscription prices and ordering Short-term Access To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above.

In fact, they go hand in hand.

Her unaffected kindness and confidence savoured so much of heaven that throughout the day I could not think of her otherwise than if I had really been her son. The peasants load him with bits of bread, to such an extent that he has enough to feed both poultry and pigs in the little hovel where geotge has left a child and an old mother to look after his animals. But what patience and resignation amuprat revealed in her whole attitude!