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Product details Paperback Publisher: Hiding her first at his mother’s house, as any good son would do, he later shifts her around to other hideouts owned by minor criminal acquaintances of his.

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Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Smashes her ankle, crawls to the highway, is picked up by a small-time crook with a motorcycle who helps her hide with various acquaintances as she recuperates as well as she can, having to depend on others. Patti Smith, who brought E to the attention of New Directions, contributes an enthusiastic introduction to one of her favorite writers.

The novel also performed well, but she died shortly afterwards from complications during kidney surgery; she was only 29 years old. To ask other readers questions about Astragalplease sign up.

Tragically Albertine Sarrazin died in aged only 29 due to complications from kidney surgery, and never really got to reach her true potential. The narrative recognises that rebirth is not an easy process. She wrote her first two novels in prison and died at twenty-nine. Write a customer review.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Share your thoughts with other customers. Want to Read saving…. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. She escaped to Paris where she satisfied her thirst for literature and art while she engaged in prostitution.

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Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Return to Book Page. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Her luminous eyes led me through the darkness of my youth. Forced to spend six months in prison on a minor charge, when he is released Anne hands over her money and future to him.

As if the reader were riding shotgun, this intensely vivid novel captures a life on the lam. It’s not a nice story about how love or freedom or cameraderie fixes everything, or even anything. Towards the end of the book, I felt she was holding back, which made her appear callous.

They fall in love. Clearly written by a young person, it does capture the essence of me or us vs the world – but, in the end of the novel, I really don’t care about the lead character or the others in the novel.

Paperback astragqlo, pages. She makes it to a highway where she’s picked up by a motorcyclist, Julien, who’s also on the run. Picked up by the stranger Julian on a nearby road, he becomes her guardian sarrrazin her lover.

Books by Albertine Sarrazin. L’Astragale retrace la cavale et la planque d’Anne, l’alter-ego d’Albertine Sarrazin. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Albertine herself never made it to that date she died in of complications following surgery, after a life spent in and out of prisons and reformatoriesbut the novel still reverberates with her energy and spirit. It’s refreshing to hear about astraga,o life on the lam told in the astrqgalo person.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. I think I’ll remember this one for some ti A surprisingly lyrical and well told narrative, and a ell individual as well. She is the best of the bad girls: Anne is a wonderful anti-hero – a rare role for a woman – alnertine her journey is thoughtfully and poetically expressed. Escaping from the school, she travelled to Paris and worked as a prostitute, before being imprisoned in following a hold-up. Het voorwoord van Patti Smith vind ik beter dan het boek.


Astragal, though, shows the experience from the point of view of the woman, frequently abandoned in a series of hostile or confining environments while her man goes off housebreaking. It’s just a book that, somehow, keeps getting lighter even as the things it bears try to weigh it down. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. May 05, Tosh rated it it was ok Shelves: View all 3 comments.

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Anne narrates the whole thing in a style that never seems like it’s trying to be either literary or “street”, just isa jumble of detailed, unflinching but never too deliberate impressions and thoughts and memories that keep the story tumbling along in one long breathless monologue, even during the long stretches where little actually happens beyond bones stitching themselves back together.

Patti Smith Goodreads Author. Sarrazin had a rough childhood which led to her to a life of crime and punishment.