The novella that was the basis for perhaps the most popular opera of all time, Prosper Mérimée’s Carmen is the swashbuckling story. Read “Carmen, in English translation” by Prosper Merimee with Rakuten Kobo. According to Wikipedia: “Prosper Mérimée (September 28, September Prosper Mérimée was born in Paris in Carmen, written in , is just 60 pages long not quite a novella, but more than a short story.

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IvoD July 17, Prosper Merimee – Carmen Paperback. It was a mesmerizing read; first, because it introduced me to the Romani people, of which I had scant knowledge except for the occasional unflattering portrayal of gypsies in movies, and second, because the novella is a fascinating study of raw human emotions and passion in a place and time from removed jerimee the trappings of our modern society.


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You are commenting using your Twitter account. She convinced him by speaking Basque that she was half Basque, and he let her go, for which he was imprisoned for a month and demoted.

The whole thing, in fact, has the air of a learned anthropological treatise.

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? I suppose you could say with some truth that the epigram was an outward symptom of the fear many men had of the physical and emotional hold that women had over them, the poor saps.

Carmen The Art of the Novella. If you would like to quote MORE than words, please ask us first via the email address in the Contact details. And the last few sentences sent a shudder down my spine. Contact Follow us on Twitter: You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: Vulpes Libris wants to savelibraries! After his release, he encountered her again and she repaid him with a day of bliss, followed by another when he allowed her fellow smugglers to pass his post.

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He killed a man in a fight resulting from a mrrimee of paume presumably some form of Basque pelota and had to flee. Subscribe to this site’s feed via FeedBurner or click here for an email subscription. Heaven is for Real: Read this and all john bemtons books as a teen, this one was my favorite. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

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To have produced farmen translation which did not mimic his original style would have been to do him and his work a great disservice. The author finds his watch is missing.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Good review of tricky story and an interesting observation about the style of it.