The Song of the World

I have just finished this book – The Song of the World – by French author Jean Giono – and it was incredible. I must say that I have never read anything quite like it – it’s prose is powerful and archaic, and the imagery is so vivid, I could feel so much of the sensations described in this beautiful story.

Nature’s divinity is truly captured in this book, and the human condition contained within it in such a poignant, intuitive way really resonated with me. He also wrote “Horseman on the Roof” which will have to be my next read….


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