Lucrezia Floriani [George Sand, Julius Eker] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Lucrezia Floriani, a worldly year-old actress and the. Lucrezia Floriani était une actrice d’un talent pur, élevé, suffisamment tragique, toujours émouvant et sympathique quand elle jouait un rôle bien fait, exquis. Author: Sand, George, Title: Lucrezia Floriani. Ebook No.: Published: Jul 13, Downloads: Language: French. Subject: Man- woman.

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So basically she’s complaining in this book that Chopin is jealous of everybody around her, including her kids, and he’s a whiny drag, and he’s smothering her to death. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

She is considered by some a feminist although she refused to join this movement. Jun 13, Ruth rated it liked it. Sep 16, Cynthia Hart rated it it was amazing. Aug 02, Christine rated it did not like it. Want to Read saving…. The authors understanding of people and social contexts always delights.

Otherwise, you’ll find this book probably rather boring. Each time I have loved, it was with so much of my heart that I thought it was for the first and last time in my life. Preview — Lucrezia Floriani by George Sand. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The fact that there are men who could become enamoured of this slut is indeed a proof of the abasement of the men of this generation.

It’s floriwni obvious she’s supposed to be the title character, and the main hero is actually Frederic Chopin, who was George Sand’s pen name of Madame Aurore Dudevant lover for several years. Laura Edwards rated it it was amazing May 07, Return to Book Lucrezi. This is an ugly romance even though those involved have their charms.

Lucrezia Floriani, a worldly year-old actress and the mother of 4 children with 3 different fathers, meets and falls in love with Prince Karol, a moody, introspective aristocrat. Paperbackpages. MorbiDandy rated it really liked it Dec 02, The neediness of Florini Karol was exhausting and even more exhausting was Sand ranting at the reader as herself and not pertaining to the plot at all. Karol is appalled at the part of him that is sensually attracted to women. Jan 19, Mat rated it really liked it.


I didn’t love it or hate it. Lucrezia Floriani, a worldly year-old actress and the mother of 4 children with 3 different fathers, meets and falls, in love with Prince Karol is Chopin. This novel — called “splendid” by Henry James — first appeared in Olya rated it liked it Jul 19, True, Sand was known to pluck ideas for plot and character from her colorful personal life and her array of lovers. Furthermore, the novel functions well on its own merits and with its own plot until it reaches a more different end for Lucrezia than Sand ever could have feared for herself.

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Account Options Sign in. For some reason I get annoyed when the author writes prefaces and introductions justifying herself, or steps out of narrative to patronize the reader about her motives for where her story is going, when it really doesn’t add anything to the narrative. Her love affairs with the poet Musset and the composer Chopin were the stuff of legend, chronicled in her own Story of My Life. Lists with This Book. I am forever reeling in how cold this is.

It is thinly veiled revenge. I’d recommend it tbh. This book is a hyperbolized, fictitious, and thinly veiled account of her breakup with pianist and composer Frederic Chopin. To ask other readers questions about Lucrezia Florianiplease sign up. Lucrezia Floriani George Sand Snippet view – Drama in psychological depths and explorations of cultural mores and varied aspects of character.

Ilona rated it really liked it Jan 06, Goes deeply into the psychology of jealousy, possessiveness, and emotional abuse. Common terms and phrases accept admirable adored affection arms Aurore beautiful become believe better Biffi boat Boccaferri calm caresses Celio character charming child Chopin cottage cried Salvator daughter dear devotion dream emotion everything eyes face father fear feel felt forget forgive friendship Gargilesse Gascony George Sand hand happened happiness heart heaven idea imagination instinct Iseo Italy jealous kind kiss knew Laertes lake laughing leave little Salvator live longer look lover Lucrezia Floriani Madame Floriani Majorca marriage married Milan mind mistress mother nature never night noble Nohant novel old Menapace pain passion pleasure poor Prince de Roswald Prince Karol prince’s Ranieri rapture realise replied Salvator Salvator Albani Salvator’s seemed sight Signora sister of mercy sleep slightest smile soul speak stoicism suffering tell tender things thought told understand utterly Vandoni Venice villa voice wish woman words young.


Though frequently dismissed as overblown or too sentimental, Sand’s fiction has recently undergone a revaluation, emerging as an influential body of women’s writing. Salvator loves and looks after the disapproving innocent child he used to be and who still lives inside him.

Tatiana Soldatova rated it really liked it Jan 24, If Sand wrote herself into a Gothic novel it was to romance a Byronic foreign prince in the throws of adolescence, not to romance her real life lover who was pushing Published October 1st by Chicago Review Press first published Francine Lily Woman rated it it was amazing Jan 12, It’s really difficult to find it believable, or relateable, and the characters just don’t come alive as a result.

Sand’s reputation came into question when she began sporting men’s clothing in public — which she justified by the clothes being far sturdier and less expensive than the typical dress of a noblewoman at the time.

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The main moral of this book consists of distinction between love which looks for personal happiness characteristic for young age and love which looks for the happiness of others mature love.

I can hear Finney saying “and then the world was a better place.

Maria rated it really liked it Jan 24,

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