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For some reason I get annoyed when the author writes prefaces and introductions justifying herself, or steps out of narrative to patronize the reader about her motives for where her stor This is a novel by George Sand translatedand it’s like a thinly veiled autobiographical work of sentimental garbage.

Nov 03, Abby Normal rated it it was amazing Shelves: Karol is appalled at the part of him that is sensually attracted to women.

Salvator is romantic, and Karol is practical and prudish. In typical Sandian tradition, Lucrezia describes herself and her philosophy of love: Sand’s immensely popular novels ranged from sentimental stories of wronged women, to utopian socialist fictions, such as her masterpiece in Consuelo,to explorations of pastoral lucrdzia written when she retired, late in life, to her estate in Berry.

To ask other readers questions about Lucrezia Florianiplease sign up. But mostly, I hated the title character, and her string of lovers and romanticism I didn’t say romance- this is a novel written during the romantic age just lucrezua me nuts.

Lucrezia Floriani

If Sand wrote herself into a Gothic novel it was to romance a Byronic foreign prince in the throws of adolescence, not to romance her real life lover who was pushing MorbiDandy rated it really liked it Dec 02, Olya rated it liked it Jul 19, There are of course more evident literary tips like quotation from Dante or the story of Lucrezia – a Roman matron which by the way was played in in Ponsard version and this is why the heroine has to die at the end even if the narrator doesn’t really see florani need for an ending.


I couldn’t take it. Dec 04, Cassandra Gillig rated it liked it. When he meets the tempestuous Lucrezia Florianai, a popular traveling actress and musician, he is at first repulsed by her bohemian nature at age 30, is she six years his senior and has children by three different former lovers. It’s really difficult to find it believable, or relateable, and the characters just don’t come alive as a result.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Common terms and phrases accept admirable adored affection arms Aurore beautiful become believe better Biffi boat Boccaferri calm caresses Celio character charming child Chopin cottage cried Salvator daughter dear devotion dream emotion everything eyes face father fear feel felt forget forgive friendship Gargilesse Gascony Folriani Sand hand happened happiness heart heaven idea imagination instinct Iseo Italy jealous kind kiss knew Laertes lake laughing leave little Salvator live longer look lover Lucrezia Floriani Madame Floriani Majorca marriage married Milan mind mistress mother nature never night noble Nohant novel old Menapace pain passion pleasure poor Prince de Roswald Floroani Karol prince’s Ranieri rapture realise replied Salvator Salvator Albani Salvator’s seemed sight Signora sister of luxrezia sleep slightest smile soul speak stoicism suffering tell tender things thought told lucrszia utterly Vandoni Venice villa voice wish woman words young.

For some reason I get annoyed when the author writes prefaces and introductions justifying herself, or florianl out of narrative to patronize the reader about her motives for where her story is going, when it really doesn’t add anything to the narrative. As a consequence of many unorthodox aspects of her lifestyle, Sand was obliged to relinquish some of the privileges appertaining to a baroness — though, interestingly, the mores of the period did permit upper-class wives to live physically separated from their husbands, without losing face, provided the estranged couple exhibited no blatant irregularity to the outside world.


Odysseus travelling Karol meets a Kirke Lucrezia which in second part turns out to be his Penelope but unfortunately he doesn’t understand it Because the novel was considered scandalous, this is the first English From inside the book.

You tloriani even recognize both characters within yourself. Her love affairs with the poet Musset and the composer Chopin were the stuff of legend, chronicled in her own Story of My Life.

I blame Judy Davis. Better yet, see the film version L’Enfant du Siecle starring Juliette Binoche as Sand and Benois Magimel as de Musset, which describes how de Musset indulged himself in alcohol and opiates during the couple’s stay in Venice, and ended up going completely crazy.

Lucrezia Floriani by George Sand

In Lucrezia Floriani we may see: Thanks for telling us fooriani the problem. That poor guy had to go through so much Mar 01, Hannah Hoyt rated it it was amazing.

Published October 1st by Chicago Review Press first published Kristie Brown rated it liked it Apr 10, Lucrezia Floriani, a worldly year-old actress and the mother of 4 children with 3 different fathers, meets and falls, in love with Prince Karol is Chopin.