I mean he clearly meant well and probably was lonely and tried really hard, but sometimes things don’t just click. Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. Zusammen ist man weniger allein Author: He says it is he who should leave, asking that she stay with Philibert, who is decidedly happier and more eager to interact with others when she is around. In any case, the book is off my shelves for good. Sadly, the film was just a pale echo of that story. Once again, a book has remained on my shelves for far too long, but then again, I would hope that my younger self would’ve had enough sense to recognize when she was being played for a warm and fuzzy fool.

To start Ill say what i liked – the writing style, the composition, the fact that the story takes place in my favorite city – Paris. As she had her back to him, he placed his nose on her neck and slid his arm underneath her to be as close to her as possible. But – what is with this completely sad and pathetic artist and grand chef story The only outlet for his humanity is his care and concern towards his grandmother. I liked this book, but i just cant stop thinking that its a beach book and for me its not always the best. In addition to writing novels, she also contributes to Elle magazine. Paris, France , ” ;. There were times I felt connected to, and enlightened by each character, yet come the next chapter, I felt as though I did not know, or really care for them at all.

Anna Gavalda is a French teacher and gilm novelist. However almost immediately she passes away, exactly as she wanted, in her beloved home. In any case, the book is off my shelves for good. Amanda I think if you like the Hedgehog, you’ll like this one. I really enjoyed the rythm of this movie.

Let’s get a bunch of oddball characters together and intertwine their lives. Hunting and Gathering is a small story about the little things. She later rectifies the situation by buying him a replacement stereo. After three false starts over the last couple of years, I finally forced myself to finish reading it. Mean in the outside but nice in the inside is also very very disappointing.


PAL color broadcast system: Hoang Thanh At Laurent Ott. Maybe I’m being too hard on the dear Frenchman. Follows the relationships of three unlikely friends sharing a Paris apartment: Divorced, and the mother of two, Gavalda lives in the city of Melun, Seine-et-Marne, about 50 km southeast of Paris.

So it basically has some positives and some negatives but overall I give it 2 stars maybe 2. He says it is he who should leave, asking that she stay with Philibert, who is decidedly happier and more eager to interact with others when she is around.

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View all 5 comments. Although the ending was quite predictable my curiosity carried me through to the finish. The film opens showing the day-to-day life of an elderly lady named Paulette. Franck is constantly busy; brash, gruff, confrontational and confident.

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Don’t have an account? One day she meets the shy postcard salesman Philibert, who is in temporary custody of a grand apartment in her building. Not so good as expected. Aber das Konzept ist klar: You may have already requested this item. Same book and author 2 17 Dec 25, Lalein films gqvalda from the database: Citations are based on reference standards. May 23, Serena.

Jul 27, Anna rated it it was ok. Gavalda, Anna, — View all subjects. You already recently rated this item.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. In response, Franck picks Camille up and takes her out back to his office. By using this Web site, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the Terms of Use. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Every character starts the film lonely in their way, but through honest effort and general neighborly kindness, their lives come together to form a family of their own. The writing talked too much in witty quips and talked too little about the supposedly glorious character building that went on behind the scenes, and at near pages, just a smidgen of the truly painful nuts and bolts could’ve been displayed instead of rhapsodizing schlock and see-sawing dramatic fury.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Please enter your name. Initially, people laugh at his stutter, however he takes classes and discovers that it disappears when he performs. Die Sprache wirkt auf mich gewollt intellektuell und es existiert kaum Handlung.

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When Camille falls ill, she is forced to live with Philibert and Franck. This book had too much of a “things are ok, so I might as well settle” vibe and that’s just not acceptable to me in life or in fiction.

But books don’t and probably zusammfn get written about them. Auch wenn der Film nicht schrecklich langweilig ist, so kann ich ihn aus oben genanntem Grund nicht empfehlen.

Not my type but Good for improving my French. As ofher three books have sold more than 3 million copies in France.


Lists with This Book. And sometimes people just lives their lives and nothing very interesting happens. Please enter recipient e-mail address es. I’ve never heard of the author or the book but since it is about an artist I understand why it was recommended.

Seine ein bisschen demente Omi Alzheimer kann sie ja nicht gehabt haben, denn das ist ernsthafter und kann nicht wirklich im Familenverband so nebenbei gepflegt werden. D Certo, anche una certa apatia letteraria.