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Devils v. Dummies

Tim Parks: George Sand

23 May 2019
La Petite Fadette 
by George Sand, translated by Gretchen van Slyke.
Pennsylvania State, 192 pp., £14.95, November 2017, 978 0 271 07937 0
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George Sand 
by Martine Reid, translated by Gretchen van Slyke.
Pennsylvania State, 280 pp., £21.95, May, 978 0 271 08106 9
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... as wiser and more forgiving than the urban bourgeoisie. Of these works, the most charming and perhaps the most representative is La Petite Fadette, which recently appeared in a new translation by GretchenvanSlyke, 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 ...

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