Josep Pla, a budding young writer, was studying law in Barcelona in .. sincero, con unos toques de humor que me han ganado, El cuaderno gris es uno . Amb a penes vint anys, Josep Pla accedeix als cercles socials de la Barcelona noucentista. Després d’abandonar els estudis de Medicina i començar Dret. Cuaderno gris, El. Un dietario. Título original: El quadern gris. Traducción de Dionisio Ridruejo y Gloria Ros. by Pla, Josep [Palafrugell, – Llofriu, ]: and.

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El diario de juventud de Josep Pla se asemeja a un buen brandy: You do learn how people talk, how they think, their daily lives and habits. Feb 16, Carlos rated it it was ok.

He decides to become a journalist instead of a lawyer and the book ends as he gets his first good job in Paris. Pla would spend all day in a cafe or walking by the sea with friends Kindle Editionpages.

Apparently a classic since so few writers have written in the Catalonian language.

The Gray Notebook by Josep Pla

Tacodisc rated it liked it Aug 09, Thanks for telling grs about the problem. Pla lived completely dedicated to writing. 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: Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

Published January 4th by Destino first published The extent of his Obres Completes – Complete Works 46 volumes and nearly 40, pageswhich is a collection of all his journals, reports, articles, essays, biographies and cuadfrno long and short novels. You’re immediately struck by how much spare time people had a century ago.

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I’d check something else out by him at some point in the future. The Gray Notebook is a book that encompasses a locale and a time and a place and a set of people, but done in such an inspired way that it can’t help make the reader look at their own time and place and friends in a new and different way, a way that is because cuadero more perceptive and also fuaderno creative, as one can only imagine how Pla would describe what is happening around you in his own words, or inspire you to do it yourself.

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Trivia About The Gray Notebook. By the time it’s all over, you will know Pla well. The Gray Notebook begins, and ends, before all that, however.

The Gray Notebook

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. The Gray Notebookfull of incident and humor and light, is pure pleasure to read: Not having abiding by his request, it may well be illegitimate for me to criticize it. Pla would spend le day in a cafe or walking by the sea with friends Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

The Gray Notebook is an attempt to follow that directive. This journal by Pla was written in while he was in law school and after. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Kosep 28, Daniel Polansky added it Shelves: Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

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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 common sense, keeps plx contemporary, completely current, even though it seems to contradict the current cultural establishment same as it did with its completely opposed antecessor. The Gray Notebook is devoted to descriptions of the landscapes around Barcelona, where Pla attended university, and Palafrugell, his hometown and where he spent much of during the influenza outbreak.