PHOTOS of VENICE and FRANCE

Thoughts upon the World

I have also written some texts
unusual enough because I have made them with my own thought
They are in French, and some translated into English or Italian
You can read their complete version clicking the titles

Synopsis
E-book & Paper version




THE SAGE


LE SAGE  displays the human world as it rules  (189 thoughts of 3 or 4 lines, in French).
I have also written it in English  THE SAGE  and partly in Chinese  智者 之 書


Nineteen novels


Listen  ELLE EST, POUR MOI, UN MYSTERE
tells of a meeting of minds between a teenage boy and girl (147 pages)

Listen  ON ME DEMANDE MA VIE
a youth discovers adults' world (132 pages)

IL FAISAIT CHAUD  some teenagers question the value of things and of words (137 pages)

Listen  NOUS ETIONS JOYEUX
a boy and a girl try to live their love together (138 pages)

IL FAUT QUE JE SOIS UN HOMME
displays the ancient farmers' world and the question marks of some teenagers about their being (171 pages)

LA VALLEE EST LOIN
shows some teenagers talking over the meaning of life (135 pages)

IL PLEUT  -  Venise 1973
describes the end of a world in Venice painfully experienced by young inhabitants (177 pages)
Preface of Dottor Marino Zorzi   Director of the Marciana National Library in Venice (Italy)

UNE NEIGE FINE VENAIT DE TOMBER
discovery of Paris in 1948, experienced and compared with counties by two young lovers
(282 pages)

JE LA VOYAIS DANS LE MIROIR
the young hero ponders upon the strange reality of existence (219 pages)

DERNIERES VACANCES AVANT L'ANNEE DES EXAMENS
for summer holidays the young hero gets back to his original mountains and falls in love with a girl living there. Plenitude of daily life (185 pages)

LES ORGES VENAIENT DE FRISSONNER
some teenagers are on summer holidays, chatting quietly and marveling at nature, whilst time glides by, day after day (228 pages)

VITE, NOUS ALLONS RATER LE PETIT TRAIN!
a group of friends between childhood and adult life spend their summer holidays peacefully and uneventfully in the country. Two of them, who have never not been in love with each other, decide to build their own life (261 pages)

ELLE VENAIT D'APPARAITRE HORS DU BOIS
two teenagers in love, walking around the countryside (292 pages)

AUTOUR DE MOI, LES OISEAUX CHANTAIENT
Milady and Sire (358 pages)

JE PARS AU LOIN
With what at the end of it? (321 pages)

UN SOUFFLE D'AIR CHAUD VENAIT DE ME REVEILLER
Master Duckling leads summer lessons (223 pages)

LA RIVIERE DORT A L'OMBRE DES GRANDS VERGNES
strolling in Charente (403 pages)

LE PAYSAGE ME REGARDAIT
tender novel in Lorraine (193 pages)

L’AUBE COMMENÇAIT A PERCER LA NUIT
a boy and a girl in Versailles love each other with sincerity (409 pages)


Play


Listen  ANTIGONE
one act tragedy where the heroine faces society and gods


Short stories


Listen  LA VIE
deeply moving stories nourished of the author's life (131 pages)


Poems


REVES ET FLANERIES
sonnets mainly, dreaming and nonchalant (77 poems)


Satirical articles


PRAECOR
is a collection of satirical and short articles showing society's life
PRAECOR  exists also in English  (translation Eleonore Mongiat)


Travel story


Listen  SOUVENIRS DU FRIUL
memories of strolling written with Eleonore Mongiat, in her mountainous country situated north of Venice (46 pages)  -  passionate translation into Italian by Claudio Petris




Six of my novels and my play have been marvelously translated into English
by my dear friend Adrian Shaw  (adrian@adrianshaw.eu)


      SHE IS A MYSTERY TO ME
      MY LIFE IS EXPECTED OF ME
      WE WERE GLAD
      I COULD SEE HER IN THE MIRROR
      COME ON, WE'RE GOING TO MISS THE TRAIN!
      AROUND ME THE BIRDS WERE SINGING
      ANTIGONE






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