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Picked up by the stranger Julian on a nearby road, he becomes her guardian and her lover.

Tragically Albertine Sarrazin died in aged only 29 due to complications from kidney surgery, and never really got to reach her true potential. While her healing ankle suggests development, or growth, it also holds her back, physically. Patti Smith, who brought Astragal to the attention of New Directions, contributes an enthusiastic introduction to one of her favorite writers. Towards the end of the book, I felt she was holding back, which made her appear callous.

The novel is named for the price she pays for freedom: Astragal burst onto the French literary scene in ; its fiery and vivacious style was entirely new, and Sarrazin became a celebrity overnight.

The face is the author’s and, truly, the lure of this book is astraglao story of the women behind it–French-Algerian, abandoned, adopted, imprisoned. Jul 27, Viktorija B. It took me longer to read than I had previously imagined because instead of getting swept away in the story, I kept putting it down. Het bovenstaande toont alweer aan dat de appreciatie van een boek altijd subjectief en zeer persoonlijk is. By no means is it terrible. Share your thoughts with other customers.

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Astragale was translated in English at that same time. More important than this, though, is the mental effect of freedom: To ask other readers questions about Astragalplease sign up. Ce roman de jeunesse laisse entrevoir un potentiel qu’elle n’a pas su utiliser totalement. Fear of capture, memories of her allbertine cell, claustrophobia in her hideaways: L’Astragale retrace la cavale et la planque d’Anne, l’alter-ego d’Albertine Sarrazin.


Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: She is unwilling asstragalo compromise her sense of self in any way; in Paris, she begins earning money again, street-walking, and considers sending some of her earnings to Julien, who is in prison at this point. Albertine Sarrazin was a French-Algerian writer.

I think I’ll asrtagalo this one for some ti A surprisingly lyrical and well told narrative, and a compelling individual as well. Her move for independence in the latter part of the story is undermined by her dependent love on Julian. Anne is a wonderful anti-hero – a rare role for a woman – and her journey is thoughtfully albeertine poetically expressed. In the first half of the story this is due to the fact that her escape resulted in the shattering of an ankle bone, “l’astragale”, which is the sort of thing that can happen when you let go of a high wall and find that, “The sky had lifted at least thirty feet” as you now lay on albertjne pavement.

Patti Smith trifft es in ihrem Albertiine zu Albertine Sarrazin genau: Published April 26th by New Directions first published Learn more about Amazon Prime. Funny to have read this on the tail of Suspended Sentences a dreamlike sequence describing similar characters in a very different way.

Albertine was born in Algeria inand was abandoned by her parents as a baby. Largely autobiographical, to take the most obvious, allbertine and in a way least interesting fact: The connection she’d established at the beginning was lost. Born in Algiers, Algeria, she was quickly abandoned and put in the care of the social services, being then christened Albertine Damien in honour of the saint astrqgalo the day she was found on.

A surprisingly lyrical and well told narrative, and a compelling individual as well.

Want to Read saving…. This is never being able to walk right again.

She was best known for her semi-autobiographical novel L’Astragale. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. In the first half of the story this is due to the f Autobiographical novel of teenaged French-Algerian le, her escape from a youth reformatory prison, relationship with srarazin petty criminal who picks her up, and carving out of a temporary life on the Parisian streets.


As if the reader were riding shotgun, this intensely vivid novel captures a life on the lam.

El Astrágalo

De zinnen lezen vlot, de beeldtaal is mooi en origineel en het verhaal gaat over een allesverterende liefde. Ina bungled armed hold-up led to her imprisonment within Fresnes Prison. The book was Astragal, by Albertine Sarrazin. Here, she is nursed, and begins the process of learning to walk again. It’s not a nice story about how love or freedom or cameraderie fixes everything, or even anything.

Astragal by Albertine Sarrazin

Sarrazin’s description of the pain and, indeed, all her descriptions, are intense and compelling. The novel opens with her escape from jail, during which she fractures her ankle badly.

In prison, Sarrazin wrote her first novels, L’Astragale and La Cavalewhich were published after her release in the astragale of the title is the Albegtine word for the talus bone, which both she and the main character of her novel broke on their escapes from jail. It is very well-written, but almost too well-written for the simplicity of the story – at times I felt like Sarrazin was making much out of nothing.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Books by Albertine Sarrazin. Astragal is narrated by Anne, a stand in for Albertine herself. Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price?