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Books cuaddrno Josep Pla. Delivery times may vary, especially during peak periods and will depend on when your payment clears – opens in a new window or tab. Pla lived completely dedicated to writing. Estera rated it really liked it May 12, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Josep Pla (Author of El cuaderno gris)

Read more about the condition. Cuaderno de lectura con actividades de. And something that every writer must both think about, and work hard on. En canvi, ara, he gaudit com un camell. Brand new Perfect Paperback. Fl also went back to the journal in his 60s and rewrote parts before publication. Refresh and cuadedno again. El quadern gris is a long book, and my brief reaction to it here in no way does it justice. Feb 17, Lydia rated it it was ok.

The edition I read was a fairly cheap paperback with no introduction, notes, or index. Some of the sketches go longer than necessary, but others are enriched with great descriptive flourishes as well as Pla’s opinions on contemporary philosophers, writers, and poets.

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In ,the first year, the university is closed due to influenza, and he writes about each person in his small I’m not sure whether to compare this book to Boswell’s “Life of Samuel Johnson” or Anthony Bourdain’s entertaining round-the-world visits eating food in unlikely spots.


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El cuaderno gris Author: Es una lectura densa, lenta y muy personal. See original listing El cuaderno gris Josep Pla.

We may receive commission if your application for credit is successful. If you like straight-shooter writing, ojsep and clear like George Orwell’s, this book might be up your alley.

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His books remain in print and both Spanish and Catalan critics have unanimously recognized him as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century. The Gray Notebook, by Josep Pla.

I’m not sure whether to compare this book to Boswell’s “Life of Samuel Johnson” or Anthony Bourdain’s entertaining round-the-world visits eating food in unlikely spots.

See the seller’s listing for full details. The Gray Notebook is devoted to descriptions of the landscapes around Barcelona, where Pla attended university, and Palafrugell, his hometown and where he spent much of during the influenza outbreak. Read the rest here: Unlike Proust this book is not about how memories of events can turn into creative ideas and interpretations of what has happened and how it changed things, it is really meant to be a clear, jksep, but also joep look at what the world is like.

It opens with a young Pla home in Palafrugell from his university in Barcelona, which has been closed cuadreno a result of the epidemic of Spanish flu, and it closes, nicely, a bit more than a year later, with Pla about to take up his first post as a foreign correspondent for a Barcelona paper. In ,the first year, the university is closed due to influenza, and he writes about each person in his small hometown of Palafrugell, Spain.

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In any event it is poa I am glad to finish. Learn more – opens in a new window or tab Postage: Pla would spend all day in a cafe or walking by the sea with friends El diario de juventud de Josep Pla se asemeja a un buen brandy: It has a touch of Proust to it, the remembrances of a youth long gone—though again, living on the page on specific dates and places—and how a young man turns these events into his image of the world and how he will be in it.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. His hometown, his family and friends, and the dinner he ate ever week.

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His collected works, including El Cuaderno Gris: Visit eBay’s page on international selling. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Programme terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab. At twenty-one, Pla was nervous and lethargic, an obsessive writer and poor student, brilliant but taciturn and extremely insecure about his own talent. Want to Read saving…. Mar 10, Nicholas During rated it it was amazing. The Gray Notebook is a book that encompasses a locale and a time girs a place and a set of people, but done in such an inspired way cuxderno it can’t help make the reader look at their own time and place and friends in a new and different way, a way that is because both more perceptive and also more creative, as one can only imagine how Pla would describe what cuaderho happening around you in his own words, or inspire you to do it yourself.