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Mar 10, Nicholas During rated it it was amazing. D’aquests passatges “El Q. This item will be sent through the Global Shipping Programme cuadenro includes international tracking.

Sempre m’han agradat els dietaris, la mirada intima de l’altre, aquesta barreja de proximitat i llunyania In November ofa year-old Josep Pla left Barcelona for Paris, by his own account a quiet, anxious, insecure young man with average looks, a changeable expression, and a cheap suit — and, the reader knows, a prodigious talent for description.

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Good book, on the ggis, and the first book I’ve read all the way through in Catalan I’ve read bits and pieces of other books of Pla’s and a story or two by other writers.

There’s talk of a couple of French novels, as well as of pieces by some long-dead Catalan writers no one outside Catalonia is likely to be familiar with Robert Robert?

The second half of the book sees Pla back at university in Barcelona. To ask other readers questions about The Gray Notebookplease sign up.

Josep Pla (Author of El cuaderno gris)

Return to Book Page. In any event it is pages I am glad to finish. See the seller’s listing for full details.


Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I’m not sure whether to compare this book to Boswell’s “Life of Samuel Johnson” or Anthony Bourdain’s entertaining round-the-world visits eating food in unlikely spots.

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Y la edici’on de Destino es un lujo. See product details Sell one like this. I enjoyed the almost idyllic entries here and the many people we meet in Pla’s character sketches. His liberal-conservative thought, skeptic and uncompromising, filled with irony and eel sense, keeps sounding contemporary, completely current, even though it seems to contradict the current cultural establishment same as it did with its completely opposed antecessor.

For every bit that was funny, or engaging, or lovely sounding, there is a lot of gria and X and things that I had no particular interest in.

Ha sido toda una aventura que me ha dejado muchos momentos muy buenos y muchas ideas sobre las que reflexionar. Le cahier gris Josep Pla.

I enjoyed it three and a half stars, let’s say and will be reading more Pla, but there are two Spanish-language diaries, more contemporary, that I prefer: Jan 28, Tuck rated it it was amazing Shelves: The Gray Notebookfull of incident and humor and light, is pure pleasure to read: View all 4 comments.

We may receive commission if your application for credit is successful. Not having abiding by his request, it may well be illegitimate for me to criticize it. And what better world for a writer to describe than the world he knows best? Apparently a classic since so few writers have written in the Catalonian language. Some of the sketches go longer than necessary, but others are enriched with great descriptive flourishes as well as Pla’s opinions on contemporary philosophers, writers, and poets.


Ostensibly a diary of a young man finishing, unwillingly and unhappily, his law degree and, more happily and enthusiastically, starting a career as a writer, Pla really worked on The Gray Notebook for over 40 years and only published in much later in life, reworked but not still in the form of a daily journal that makes it such an interesting and hard to explain work. La sencillez con que Pla pone sobre el papel las ideas, recuerdos, impresiones, opiniones que le surgen en la cabeza es asombrosa.

Visit eBay’s page on international selling. His hometown, his family and friends, and the dinner he ate ever week. Learn more – opens in a new window or tab Postage: The journal is filled with wonderful descriptions of the beautiful landscapes of Catalonia, whether it is the mountain walks above the ocean or the sea ports filled with small fisherboats and the men who work them.

The extent of his Obres Completes – Complete Works 46 volumes and nearly 40, pageswhich is a collection of all his journals, reports, articles, essays, fl and both long and short novels. I ask him to read it slowly and calmly. And does Pla succeed in this?

Un d’aquells passatges que val la pena recordar, fotografiar o copiar i compartir.