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The Water of the Hills

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With The Water of the Hills, containing Jean de Florette and Manon of the Springs, Marcel Pagnol presents a saga which captures the enduring spirit of Provence - its legends, its countryside and its people.

Jean de Florette, town dweller, hunchback, idealist, seizes his chance on inheritance of a parcel of rural land: he, his wife and his daughter Manon will farm there. But the village patriarch and his nephew resist, and block the spring on his property. Denied its sustaining life, Jean is forced to strap barrels to his back and struggle to a distant course of water - a humiliation that brings bitter defeat and the shattering of his ideals. It is only through his daughter Manon that fate will be allowed to come full circle.

An epic tale of family tragedy, betrayal and revenge, The Water of the Hills is the book which inspired Claude Berri's acclaimed film Jean de Florette and Manon of the Springs.

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Author(s):
Marcel Pagnol
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0330307797
ISBN-13:
9780330307796
Publisher:
Picador
Title:
The Water of the Hills

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With The Water of the Hills, containing Jean de Florette and Manon of the Springs, Marcel Pagnol presents a saga which captures the enduring spirit of Provence - its legends, its countryside and its people.

Jean de Florette, town dweller, hunchback, idealist, seizes his chance on inheritance of a parcel of rural land: he, his wife and his daughter Manon will farm there. But the village patriarch and his nephew resist, and block the spring on his property. Denied its sustaining life, Jean is forced to strap barrels to his back and struggle to a distant course of water - a humiliation that brings bitter defeat and the shattering of his ideals. It is only through his daughter Manon that fate will be allowed to come full circle.

An epic tale of family tragedy, betrayal and revenge, The Water of the Hills is the book which inspired Claude Berri's acclaimed film Jean de Florette and Manon of the Springs.

Author(s):
Marcel Pagnol
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0330307797
ISBN-13:
9780330307796
Publisher:
Picador
Title:
The Water of the Hills

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