watch Rico, the something, hard-drinking transient protagonist, still smarts from a breakup in Rennes with his beautiful, avaricious wife, A Sun for the Dying.
Izzo returns to Marseille setting of Total Chaos and other of his books with a bleak, affecting tale about a man on the skids, despairing of love's ability to heal. Rico, the something, hard-drinking transient protagonist, still smarts from a breakup in Rennes with his beautiful, avaricious wife, Sophie. Jason rated it it was ok May 30, Ibtissam rated it it was ok Jun 02, Antigoni rated it it was ok Sep 25, Boso rated it it was ok Jan 09, James rated it it was ok May 25, Nicola rated it it was ok Apr 28, Megan rated it it was ok Aug 24, Steven rated it it was ok Aug 15, Jan 23, Jc rated it it was ok.
Best known for the Marseilles trilogy (Total Chaos, Chourmo, Solea), Izzo is also the author of The Lost Sailors, A Sun for the Dying, Garlic, Mint & Sweet Basil. It's an icy winter in Paris, but Rico, the destitute protagonist of A Sun for the Dying, knows how to survive on the streets. He has a decent "crash.
I switched to the French version. See Le Soleil des Mourants. Melissa Reid rated it it was ok Oct 01, Brian Erickson rated it it was ok Nov 26, Alessandro Margheriti rated it it was ok Sep 06, L'unico che ho letto di Izzo, del quale ho letto buone recensioni: Ella rated it it was ok Feb 09, Alison rated it it was ok Mar 28, Where to buy Where to buy Where to buy.
Oct 1 Booklist: Because Izzo's vision of life, though unspeakably sad, rings boldly honest.
Izzo's last novel proves riveting and grim. Anna Gavalda Billie , pp.
This heartwarming story is about two unlikely friends who give each other the courage to do what they never thought possible. Fernand Braudel Out of Italy , pp.
Rico has memories of good times and a good love in Marseilles and hopes to recapture some of that love, long missing from his life. Brian Erickson rated it it was ok Nov 26, Books by Jean-Claude Izzo. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Joe rated it it was ok May 21, He also actively campaigned on behalf of Pax Christi, a Catholic peace movement. But for an instant, he becomes a father figure to Abdou.
In the fifteenth century, even before the city states of the Apennine Peninsula began to coalesce into what would become, several centuries later, Antoine Compagnon A Summer with Montaigne , pp. In his writing and his person, Michel de Montaigne embodied the Humanist ideal.