My Father's Life

My Father's Life[EPUB] ✴ My Father's Life By Rétif de la Bretonne – Oaklandjobs.co.uk EDME R TIF, fils de Pierre et d Anne Simon, naquit le novembre , Nitri, terre d pendante de l abbaye de Mol me dans le Tonnerrois Son p re avait une fortune honn te c tait un homme charmant par la fi EDME R TIF, fils de Pierre et d Anne Simon, naquit lenovembre , Nitri, terre d pendante de l abbaye de Mol me dans le Tonnerrois Son p re avait une fortune honn te c tait un homme charmant par la figure, et d une conversation amusante on le recherchait de toutes parts, et My Father's Kindle - lorsqu on ne pouvait l avoir, on venait chez lui Comme il avait la satisfaction de toujours plaire, il prit ais ment le go t d une vie dissip e. This is a short hagiography about, well, the life of his father and while it sometimes slows like a book of its time 18th century social realism , it is also amusing and insightful in its vividly French way snobbish in its pride, a disdain for anything but itself even though it rarely takes note of anything else Perhaps surprising for its time, the book idealizes the nobility of the earthy peasant Nicolas Edme s father was a peasant as was he , but that only meant he was born without titl This is a short hagiography about, well, the life of his father and while it sometimes slows like a book of its time 18th century social realism , it is also amusing and insightful in its vividly French way snobbish in its pride, a disdain for anything but itself even though it rarely takes note of anything else Perhaps surprising for its time, the book idealizes the nobility of the earthy peasant Nicolas Edme s father was a peasant as was he , but that only meant he was born without title or status He was a master to servants on his self earned land He took pride in working the plough, the vines if need be, and he was to become a village lawyer, magistrate, adviser, and town arbiter He was a widower who married his 1st wife because he dutifully followed his father s every command He remarried abeautiful woman later and from both marriages he was the father of 14 children He was never idle, devout in his prayers, and beloved by all who knew him The only thing he ever desired was that he be remembered as a good man And so he was This kind of narrative is not exactly riveting and it is riddled with sentimentality , but there are real insights into the lifestyles of these Gallic agrarian times down to the descriptions of the running of villages and the activities of functionaries all rather drab for me But there are stories too, stories that could be told by a fire or found buried in a passage from Balzac Overall, I lumbered to the finish and even fell asleep reading in the gentle sun Given the vitiated concentration of the modern mind, I could not recommend this book to just anyone, but I m happy for the experience It is hard not to love a man who rose from the soil, wrote as much as he did, lived as he did, as morally lax as he became, and who was bitter enemies with none other than the Marquis de Sade we should all be so lucky to be worthy of such a redoubtable enemy THIS REVIEW IS FOR ADULTS ONLYreview of R tif de la Bretonne s My Father s Life by tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE January 25 27, 2018 I just discovered Restif de la Bretonne the name is written both w w o the s apparently, the R stif version is the older French both versions mean restive last yr in the paperback room of my favorite bkstore I was interested b c I saw a bk of his titled The Anti Justine I ve read a substantial amt of the work of the Marquis de Sade while I don t a THIS REVIEW IS FOR ADULTS ONLYreview of R tif de la Bretonne s My Father s Life by tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE January 25 27, 2018 I just discovered Restif de la Bretonne the name is written both w w o the s apparently, the R stif version is the older French both versions mean restive last yr in the paperback room of my favorite bkstore I was interested b c I saw a bk of his titled The Anti Justine I ve read a substantial amt of the work of the Marquis de Sade while I don t agree w the philosophy at all I ve found the extreme obsessiveness of it somewhat fascinating I ve read de Sade s Justine wch may ve been one of hispopular bks is Sadism Lite in contrast to his The 120 Days of Sodom, wch I ve also read SO, I picked up The Anti Justine out of interest in what philosophy de la Bretonne wd oppose to that of de Sade De Sade s philosophy seems to revolve around the notion that nature is amoral that, therefore, the most natural human behavior is also amoral However, the behavior that de Sade espouses is far from the neutrality of amorality, it is, instead, completely immoral in the sense of having the pleasure of the Sadists be derived from a very non neutral suffering of their victims The infliction of this suffering is unrestrained by any conscience GIVEN THE NATURE OF THE SEXUALITY DISCUSSED IN THIS REVIEW I DIRECT THE ADULT READER TO THE FULL REVIEW HERE

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    This guide aims to show you how to download chez lui Comme il avait la satisfaction de toujours plaire, il prit ais ment le go t d une vie dissip e. This is a short hagiography about, well, the life of his father and while it sometimes slows like a book of its time 18th century social realism , it is also amusing and insightful in its vividly French way snobbish in its pride, a disdain for anything but itself even though it rarely takes note of anything else Perhaps surprising for its time, the book idealizes the nobility of the earthy peasant Nicolas Edme s father was a peasant as was he , but that only meant he was born without titl This is a short hagiography about, well, the life of his father and while it sometimes slows like a book of its time 18th century social realism , it is also amusing and insightful in its vividly French way snobbish in its pride, a disdain for anything but itself even though it rarely takes note of anything else Perhaps surprising for its time, the book idealizes the nobility of the earthy peasant Nicolas Edme s father was a peasant as was he , but that only meant he was born without title or status He was a master to servants on his self earned land He took pride in working the plough, the vines if need be, and he was to become a village lawyer, magistrate, adviser, and town arbiter He was a widower who married his 1st wife because he dutifully followed his father s every command He remarried abeautiful woman later and from both marriages he was the father of 14 children He was never idle, devout in his prayers, and beloved by all who knew him The only thing he ever desired was that he be remembered as a good man And so he was This kind of narrative is not exactly riveting and it is riddled with sentimentality , but there are real insights into the lifestyles of these Gallic agrarian times down to the descriptions of the running of villages and the activities of functionaries all rather drab for me But there are stories too, stories that could be told by a fire or found buried in a passage from Balzac Overall, I lumbered to the finish and even fell asleep reading in the gentle sun Given the vitiated concentration of the modern mind, I could not recommend this book to just anyone, but I m happy for the experience It is hard not to love a man who rose from the soil, wrote as much as he did, lived as he did, as morally lax as he became, and who was bitter enemies with none other than the Marquis de Sade we should all be so lucky to be worthy of such a redoubtable enemy THIS REVIEW IS FOR ADULTS ONLYreview of R tif de la Bretonne s My Father s Life by tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE January 25 27, 2018 I just discovered Restif de la Bretonne the name is written both w w o the s apparently, the R stif version is the older French both versions mean restive last yr in the paperback room of my favorite bkstore I was interested b c I saw a bk of his titled The Anti Justine I ve read a substantial amt of the work of the Marquis de Sade while I don t a THIS REVIEW IS FOR ADULTS ONLYreview of R tif de la Bretonne s My Father s Life by tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE January 25 27, 2018 I just discovered Restif de la Bretonne the name is written both w w o the s apparently, the R stif version is the older French both versions mean restive last yr in the paperback room of my favorite bkstore I was interested b c I saw a bk of his titled The Anti Justine I ve read a substantial amt of the work of the Marquis de Sade while I don t agree w the philosophy at all I ve found the extreme obsessiveness of it somewhat fascinating I ve read de Sade s Justine wch may ve been one of hispopular bks is Sadism Lite in contrast to his The 120 Days of Sodom, wch I ve also read SO, I picked up The Anti Justine out of interest in what philosophy de la Bretonne wd oppose to that of de Sade De Sade s philosophy seems to revolve around the notion that nature is amoral that, therefore, the most natural human behavior is also amoral However, the behavior that de Sade espouses is far from the neutrality of amorality, it is, instead, completely immoral in the sense of having the pleasure of the Sadists be derived from a very non neutral suffering of their victims The infliction of this suffering is unrestrained by any conscience GIVEN THE NATURE OF THE SEXUALITY DISCUSSED IN THIS REVIEW I DIRECT THE ADULT READER TO THE FULL REVIEW HERE "/>
  • My Father's Life
  • Rétif de la Bretonne
  • 13 November 2017
  • 0862991765