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Germinal (Les Rougon-Macquart, #13) The Thirteenth Novel In Mile Zola S Great Rougon Macquart Sequence, Germinal Expresses Outrage At The Exploitation Of The Many By The Few, But Also Shows Humanity S Capacity For Compassion And Hope.Etienne Lantier, An Unemployed Railway Worker, Is A Clever But Uneducated Young Man With A Dangerous Temper Forced To Take A Back Breaking Job At Le Voreux Mine When He Cannot Get Other Work, He Discovers That His Fellow Miners Are Ill, Hungry, And In Debt, Unable To Feed And Clothe Their Families When Conditions In The Mining Community Deteriorate Even Further, Lantier Finds Himself Leading A Strike That Could Mean Starvation Or Salvation For All New Translation Includes Introduction, Suggestions For Further Reading, Filmography, Chronology, Explanatory Notes, And Glossary


10 thoughts on “Germinal (Les Rougon-Macquart, #13)

  1. says:

    tienne Lantier Claude, the painter s brother Nana, the whore s brother Jacques, the murderer s brother Gervaise, the alcoholic s son I know this part of the Rougon Macquart family tree better than any other, and each of the family members stands for a novel that sends a shiver down my spine of reading delight and sorrowful mourning over the human condition Germinal is a masterpiece in its own right, but one can t help thinking of the social background of the young man wandering up the tienne Lantier Claude, the painter s brother Nana, the whore s brother Jacques, the murderer s brother Gervaise, the alcoholic s son I know this part of the Rougon Macquart family tree better than any other, and each of the family members stands for a novel that sends a shiver down my spine of reading delight and sorrowful mourning over the human condition Germinal is a masterpiece in its own right, but one can t help thinking of the social background of the young man wandering up the street in a French mining town in the beginning of the novel The tragic life experience he s already gathered, being the son of Gervaise Lantier Coupeau, who drinks herself into delirium in the poor parts of Paris, in L Assommoir The Dram Shop , whose daughter Nana ends up a prostitute, whose other son Claude commits suicide when failing to deliver The Masterpiece he strives for, whose third son is driv...


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  3. says:

    Emile Zola s acknowledged masterpiece written in 1885, the politics are dated as history has shown, his overemphasis on sex, research and common sense have refuted, this is the 19th century, not the 21st, trying to sellbooks Nana, made the same error his characters aresymbols than real human beings, with a quite melodramatic plot even, yet Germinal, is a superb novel, which will capture your total interest, the reader will learn much about li...


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    I am little concerned with beauty or perfection I don t care for the great centuries All I care about is life, struggle, intensityEmile ZolaLet me draw a scene for you I appreciate your patience as I am going to write it as vividly as possible.The lady on the chair is well past her prime 40 maybe with...


  5. says:

    This novel is about as grim and horrendous as literature gets Instead of ranting about the history of human suffering at various pitches of bowel plopping rage, let me take afacetious route Let me instead discuss various mining experiences lived out on the Sega Mega Drive Remember Mega Bomberman Those who do will remember the mine level.This level was pivotal in the game, since...


  6. says:

    Within the first few pages of Zola s striking masterpiece I was completely sucked into his vision of the poverty suffering and slave driven folk of the mining world, first published in 1885 it holds the power and importance for today As we start with young unemployed railway worker Etienne Lantier wondering the cold and punishing landscape of northern France in search of work, and without a penny to his name is desperate to land just about anything that pays After stumbling into a small mining Within the first few pages of Zola s striking masterpiece I was completely sucked into his vision of the poverty suffering and slave driven folk of the mining world, first published in 1885 it holds the power and importance for today As we start with young unemployed railway worker Etienne Lantier wondering the cold and punishing landscape of northern France in search of work, and without a penny to his name is desperate to land just about anything that pays After stumbling into a small mining community during the night he is pointed towards the Le Voreux mine who may have an opportunity for him, and after befriending the Mahe...


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    IntroductionNote on the TranslationSelect BibliographyChronology of mile ZolaPlan of Montsou and surrounding areas Germinal Explanatory Notes


  8. says:

    GERMINAL what can I say I studied this book at university and my whole degree course was worth the time and effort just for introducing me to the author GERMINAL now stands as my favourite book of all time, an intense masterpiece of fiction.The basic storyline is a miner s strike It doesn t sound too good or too detailed, but it s all here politics, chaos, social realism, a love story, an action story, heroes and villains, the good and the bad Yes, it is melodramatic, but I guess I like m GERMINAL what can I say I studied this book at university and my whole degree course was worth the time and effort just for introducing me to the author GERMINAL now stands as my favourite book of all time, an intense masterp...


  9. says:

    Tivesse Gustave Dor criado gravuras para Germinal, como criou para o Inferno de Dante, e n o haveria grande diferen a entre os dois casos T las ia feito nos mesmos tons l gubres, cinzentos e tristes, mas em vez dos dem nios, das serpentes e das chamas, seria a cobi a humana, a fome e a mis ria a ilustr las Aqui as almas ainda habitam os corpos e descem ao inferno das minas, com fome, a tiritar de frio ou a suar de calor, exaustos, doentes, sem esperan a, tratados como bichos e que s como b Tivesse Gustave Dor criado gravuras para Germinal, como criou para o Inferno de Dante, e n o haveria grande diferen a entre os dois casos T las ia feito nos mesmos tons l gubres, cinzentos e tristes, mas em vez dos dem nios, das serpentes e das chamas, seria a cobi a humana, a fome e a mis ria a ilustr las Aqui as almas ainda habitam os corpos e descem ao inferno das minas, com fome, a tiritar de frio ou a suar de calor, exaustos, doentes, sem esperan a, tratados como bichos e que s como bichos s o capazes de responder.Diz se que Zol , antes de escrever este livro, ter trabalhado numa mina, convivido de perto com os mineiros e sentido na pele o trabalho rduo e as condi es de mis ria em que estes viviam Faz todo o sentido, a maneira implac vel como descreveu o inferno de Voreux, vai para l de toda a imagina o O relato das condi es de vida n...


  10. says:

    Three things 1 Zola s writing of abuse and domestic violence is breathtakingly modern 2 Poor old horse and 3 This novel contains a scene in which someone tears a dead man s dick off and parades it around on a stick.