Je Voudrais Que Quelq’un M’attende Quelque Part has 25 ratings and 1 review: Published January 1st by French & European Pubns, Paperback. I Wish Someone Were Waiting for Me Somewhere is a collection of twelve short stories written by Anna Gavalda. It was written in French and published in It is the first book published by Anna Gavalda and it was awarded the Prix Complete text ยท Je voudrais que quelqu’un m’attende quelque part d’Anna Gavalda on. Buy Je voudrais que quelqu’un m’attende quelque part by Anna Gavalda from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK.

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Each is told from a first person perspective which lends an intimacy and emotional salience to each main character’s story.

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There’s considerable appeal to this writing that it is so stripped down, but there are also obvious limitations — indeed, there’s a tremendous wall that Gavalda can’t surmount.

This is a recent collection of short stories,of coudrais most have a twist in the tail.

Voudrxis Preview See a Problem? No trivia or quizzes yet. I didn’t finish this, I have always struggled with short stories and this one was no exception.

Violaine added it Oct 18, Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Showing of 10 reviews. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Of course, telling the reader what’s in front of their eyes “Just as you see me now” only goes so far, and Gavalda wisely doesn’t try to take that too far — though occasionally giving in to temptation: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


She also makes sure to get her literary bona-fides in, in the very first story: Quotes from Je voudrais que q I really wanted to like this book cause its title sounded so good to me, meant so gavapda but I just can’t By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Lists with This Book. I don’t know how many times I gave up on this book before succeeding to finish it! Taluviel marked it as to-read Oct 15, While working as French teacher in high school, a collection of her short stories was first published in under the title “Je voudrais que quelqu’un m’attende quelque part” that met with both critical acc Anna Gavalda is a French teacher and award-winning novelist.

In the second story of wnna collection every sentence begins with ‘She’, she waits, she knows, she said, she went, she flings.

But it also requires a lot of talent on the part of the writer; Gavalda has some, but ultimately not enough. Denis Sabine rated it it was amazing Aug 22, Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. The page book is a bestseller in Ana and has been translated into English as Hunting and Gathering.


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Je Voudrais Que Quelq’un M’attende Quelque Part by Anna Gavalda

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Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Reyes Babiano rated it liked it Nov 25, Anna Gavalda has a gift for packing a lot of emotion voudrrais detail into short tales. Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. Hold on, are you kidding me?