Le soleil des Scorta by Laurent Gaudé. ( pages) Translated into English as The House of Scorta (US) or The Scorta’s Sun (UK), which is the. Laurent Gaudé’s Goncourt-winning Le Soleil des Scorta (translated as The Scortas’ Sun) is set in the Pouilles area in the south of Italy, mainly. Buy Le Soleil des Scorta by Laurent Gaudé (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

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The back of the book calls his action a rape, although it certainly doesn’t read so: Lives among millions of small lives that make most of this world. Contact If you wish to contact me: Notify me of new comments via email. He deliberately goes to one particular house, where a woman named Filomena lives.

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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Rocco takes the surname of the family that brought him up — Scorta — and as a mature person returns to Montepuccio, where he is feared because of the violence he inflicts on others, because he makes de money by taking anything he wants. The cycle of struggle, of acceptance of fate, of being rooted to the family, to the village, is broken by Elia’s daughter Anna, who will leave for the north, for a decent education and a home away from the burning sun.


You do capture the feel of the heat nicely. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

Oct 14, Alice rated it it was amazing Shelves: Get to Know Us. C’est un livre comme je les aime. I could see the place, the people and I wish someone makes it into a film. Read more Read less. Odd how much they changed the title in the US.

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The Scorta are a bit crazy and outcasts, like their ancestor Rocco. I love to hear your thoughts, thanks for commenting. Almost sounds like an Italian author despite the topic.

You are commenting using your WordPress. Two years gau, he won the prize luarent his novel The Scortas’ Sun French: I found it extremely frustrating when I put the books together as I had to always opt for second best or not exactly the one I wanted because of the non-availability of many books in English.

It all depends on the siblings. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Some years later Elia falls helplessly in love with Maria Carminella, a girl from a rich family, but lf is a free spirit, a kind of feminist, who will only marry Elia if he has nothing. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. They stick together, living of nothing, earning what they own with their sweat. Carmela’s son Elia is given the choice by his uncle Domenico — not by xes father, a fleshless character who goes off to meet his death fighting in Spain for the fascists — the choice of returning to Montepuccio after a necessary exile in the next villageor with money offered of breaking the family mould and leaving for Dws or Milan.


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But just before Luciano dies from a stoning by the villagers, he learns that Filomena died years before, and he’s in fact made love to her almost identical younger sister Immolacolata.