A review, and links to other information about and reviews of Someone I loved by Anna Gavalda. Gavalda (stories: I Wish Someone Were Waiting for Me Somewhere, , etc.) offers up a minimalist first novel as compelling as it is slight. It’s just a wisp of a book but an odd wisp at that. Someone I Loved by French author, Anna Gavalda, is the story of Chloé, whose husband.

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In this beautifully crafted novella, Anna Gavalda poignantly explores the fragility of human relationships.

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You, you’re worth more than you show I love everything I see in you, and everything I don’t see. Gavalda’s novel is the gavallda of the breezy read: Books by Anna Gavalda. When Chloe’s husband leaves her and their children for another woman, she is devastated.

My favourite modern French author! Someone I loved – India. Fatemeh rated it did not like it Feb 11, The Best Books of It’s hit her hard, and it’s her father-in-law, Pierre, who thinks he knows what’s best: Review Text ‘Gavalda’s talent for writing and her gift for dialogue make reading her work a delight’ World Literature Today ‘Gavalda sees through ordinary appearances to people’s hidden longings So, to the book.


Lists with This Book. In retrospect, he has regrets.

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Please email webmaster fantasticfiction. So of course, Boeuf Bourguignon Beef Burgundy. Now, the prize-winning author of I Wish Someone Were Waiting for Me Somewhere returns with a novel of an abandoned wife, and the profound relationship that unfolds between her and her father-in-law. We’re not afraid of the same things. But it doesn’t get you anywhere. While the girls watch cartoons and run around in “You’re a Barbie Girl” sneakers, Chloe and Pierre discover a bond they never knew existed.

You are commenting using your WordPress. Learn how your comment data is processed. Oddly, the behaviour of the son and husband, Adrien, isn’t much spoken about: Translation Reading Challenge — Wrap-up booksaremyfavouriteandbest.

The inside jacket description reads as follows: Thanks for telling gavlada about the problem. Description How long does it take to forget the smell of someone who loved you? We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

Until I had this conversation with this stranger woman, I felt somehow guilty for not liking this book, because I feared I was missing something. Unexpectedly, it’s her usually distant father-in-law who comes to Chloe’s aid, both with practical help and his personal wisdom on life and love.


Dommage, depuis le temps que j’entendais parler de cette auteure.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Review quote ‘Gavalda sees through ordinary appearances to people’s hidden longings – A gifted literary stylist.

‘Someone I Loved’ by Anna Gavalda

It’s not even worth one star. Dana rated it did not like it Oct 30, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Notify me of new posts via email. Return to Book Page. Refresh and try again. Ich habe sie geliebt – Deutschland. E’ tutto immobile, niente cambia. It gives the impression of exposing to emotion, of uncovering truth, and yet after closing the book there’s almost nothing left — and it’s clear there was almost nothing there in the first place.