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In the book, great pains are made to show how she ydux from a quiet, passive creature, to one who takes control of her own destiny. I bought it as soon as I got my hands on my Kindle. The story moves along at a good pace and while some moments are cringe worthy, I did enjoy the story.

A crocodile farm and the sisters’ book are already more than ydux to deal with, but that’s just the starting point for Pancol.

I picked this book up with doubts. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The book spends a vast amount of time laying the scenery and constructing the groundwork for the story.

Where has this Philippe — or any evidence of any of this — been for the entire novel? She studied literature and initially became a French and Latin teacher, before turning to journalism. This is a fun and kooky story about a family of eccentrics. Her meagre salary at the CNRS as a 12th Century historian will need to be supplemented; luckily, her brother-in-law, Philippe Dupin offers her some translation work. Once I got a few pages into it, I could hardly put it down.

Set mostly in Paris, it tells of a chronically unemployed husband who runs off to Kenya with his mistress to start a crocodile farm. I was tied up in most of them but others just left me rather quizzical.

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Seeking to spice up her life, I This is a fun and kooky story about a family of eccentrics. She went on about how it had been a best seller in France and had been translated into several different languages and had finally made it into English, translated by William Rodarmor and Helen Dickinson.

The real changes she undergoes are physical- she loses weight, gets highlights in her hair, ho hum- and yes, physical changes often correspond with an emotional rebirth, but telling your evil, wicked witch of a sister ‘no’ one time does not a true transformation make in my mind.

Retrieved from ” https: U svetu su prodati milioni primeraka njenih knjiga a po ovom romanu se upravo snima film And, of course, there’s Antoine, struggling in Kenya. Pancol updates her blog weekly on her web-site. But it seems to me that if there is one thing less likely to be found in Kenya than turkey, it might be elk meat. There are too many ideas floating around, too many far-fetched plot points straining the story Hortense befriends It does get ahold of you. In amongst all of this Josephine writes a best seller and overcomes a lifelong emotional trauma from her childhood in the blink of an eye, or a matter of lines.

There’s Shirley, whose mysterious background turns out to be a pretty big deal that she has good reason to keep secret even as she doesn’t do so particularly well. As Jo discovers her own talents, she struggles with not getting credit for her work, which becomes a runaway bestseller. Other than his busy, successful legal career there’s not a hint of it.

Katherine Pancol born 22 October is a journalist and bestselling French novelist. Quotes from The Yellow Eyes o She raved so about the book that I decided to put it on my TBR list, even though I knew nothing about the author.

Thank you Penguin Books! Henriette – Iris and Josephine’s mother- Oh gawd – a nightmare of a mother!!!!!

Katherine Pancol

Shockingly, however, as the publishers acknowledge — in tiny print, on the copyright page Desperation and a sense of filial loyalty see her agreeing to a dubious deal with her glamorous and manipulative sister, Iris: Prix Maison de la Presse for Roman In other words, it’s just your typical middle-aged suburban housewife’s life story!


Pancol is incredibly lazy with many of her plot-points too: Did I mention that all of this takes place in Paris and its environs? Joisane – madly in love with Marcel, a bimbo? Meaning that they have their own way about them – from fashion, to food, to beliefs on marriage and mistresses. Nearly pages whip by before Josephine’s novel writing- which is described on the book jacket- actually begins, and by then, I’d almost forgotten what the book was about.

On top of this he takes out a loan forEuros, I bought this book because it was an international best seller and so I figured that it had to be a good read.

When they go on a date and she asks whether he’s ever been married or ever wanted to have kids he replies: May 26, Melanie rated it liked it. Yes, Katherine Pancol is a French writer and this novel seems very French in its conception and outlook.

Trivia About The Yellow Eyes o Nos cuenta de Josephine, una mujer con un marido, Antoine, y dos hijas, Zoe y Hortense. The plot of the novel might read like a typical chic-lit or women’s novel formula. Their plots all move at different paces bu Wow. In her Acknowledgments at the beginning of the book Pancol mentions how pleased she is that the book is finally available in English — noting pointedly that the book has previously: Pancol gives the reader a diverse cast of characters, none perfect, all flawed, all very human, with their strengths and weaknesses, none wholly good or bad: And she can put her foot down when she absolutely needs to do so.

Autorka je prava francuska dama, imala sam priliku da je upoznam pre nekoliko godina