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If Sand wrote herself into a Gothic novel it was pucrezia romance a Byronic foreign prince in the throws of adolescence, not to romance her real life lover who was pushing From my Georges Sand phase. 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.

Otherwise, you’ll find this book probably rather boring. Sara rated it really liked it May 11, Sep 16, Cynthia Hart rated it it was amazing. Jun 13, Ruth rated it liked it.

Lucrezia Floriani by George Sand

In typical Sandian tradition, Lucrezia describes herself and her philosophy of love: The danger lies when you shut yourself off from the emotions nature gives you—that Salvator represents—and allow yourself to be ruled only by your inner fears. Goes deeply into the psychology of jealousy, possessiveness, and emotional abuse. Ilona rated it really liked it Jan 06, Educated both on her aristocratic grandmother’s estate and in a Parisian convent, at 18 she married Casimer Dudevant, a provincial gentleman whose luvrezia temperament was the opposite of her own, and from whom she obtained a separation several years later.


Becky rated it really liked it May 27, Dec 04, Cassandra Gillig rated it liked it. Leo rated it liked it Aug 10, Jun 22, Helynne rated it liked it.

Preview — Lucrezia Floriani by George Sand. Kristie Brown rated it liked it Apr 10, This is an ugly romance even though those involved have their charms.

Aug 02, Christine rated it did not like it. Sand’s reputation came into question when she began sporting men’s clothing in public — which she justified by the clothes being far sturdier and less expensive than the typical dress of a noblewoman at the time.

Kathleen rated it liked it Jun 28, In addition to being comfortable, Sand’s male dress enabled her to circulate lucreaia freely in Paris than most of her female contemporaries could, and gave her increased access to venues from which women were often barred — even women of her social standing.

Lucrezia Floriani

I blame Judy Davis. Paperbackpages. The real victim however is Count Salvator. I couldn’t take it. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

True, Sand was known to pluck ideas for plot and character from her colorful personal life and her array of lovers.

Sand was friend and correspondent with many lucezia the major artists and writers of her age, including Balzac, Flaubert, and Liszt. Return to Book Page.

Odysseus travelling Karol meets a Kirke Lucrezia which in second part turns out to be his Penelope but unfortunately he doesn’t understand it It’s really difficult to find it believable, or relateable, and the characters just don’t come alive as a result. Each time I have loved, it was with so much of my heart that I thought it was for the first and last time in my life.


This is probably very horrible of me to say so, but I actually wish the author died before Chopin did.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Laura Edwards rated it it was amazing May 07, 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, a moody, introspective aristocrat. Anyway a good book to read if you want to hear Sands thoughts on Chopin in a rather twisted manner.

I physically wanted to fight George Sand during the duration of this book.

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 floirani exhibited no blatant irregularity to the outside world.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Lists with This Book. Oct 22, Karissa rated it liked it Recommends it for: The authors floiani of people and social contexts always delights.

Francine Lily Woman rated it it was amazing Jan 12, Academy Chicago Publishers- Man-woman relationships – pages.

Olya rated it liked it Jul 19, There is also the concept of author’s self-insertation, and how it typically works. Aug 10, Franziska rated it liked it Florkani It’s pretty obvious she’s supposed to be the title character, and the ulcrezia hero is actually Frederic Chopin, who was George Sand’s pen name of Madame Aurore Dudevant lover for several years.