Tim Parks: George Sand, 23 May 2019
Show More La Petite Fadette by George Sand, translated by Gretchen vanSlyke.
Pennsylvania State, 192 pp., £14.95, November 2017, 978 0 271 07937 0Show More
George Sand by Martine Reid, translated by Gretchen vanSlyke.
Pennsylvania State, 280 pp., £21.95, May 2019, 978 0 271 08106 9Show More
“... most representative is La Petite Fadette, which recently appeared in a new translation by Gretchen vanSlyke, who also translated Reid’s biography. Let’s return to the moment when Landry, unable to find his morose twin brother Sylvinet, is ready to drown himself in the river. At this point Fadette, a waif ...”