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In fairness, at one point towards the end of the book Pla goes on a long soliloquy requesting that any theoretical readers consume the Gray Notebook in the same fashion which Pla created it, that is to say, in small p,a and over the course of months and even years.

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The Gray Notebook by Josep Pla

It opens with a young Pla home in Palafrugell from his university in Barcelona, which has been closed as a result of the epidemic of Spanish flu, and it closes, nicely, a bit more than a year later, with Pla about to take up his first post as grus foreign correspondent for a Barcelona paper. 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: When he went back to the university in Barcelona, he seems to do the same.

Le cahier gris Josep Pla. In any event it is pages I am glad to finish. Es una lectura densa, lenta y muy personal. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Josep Pla (Author of El cuaderno gris)

Sellers set the item’s declared value and must comply with customs declaration laws. Oddly, sex as well as women in general, at least once Pla’s university reopens is almost entirely absent from the diary of this ep man of letters notwithstanding a visit to a local cathouse or twoas are entries about other people’s books.


Pla would spend all day in a cafe or walking by the sea with friends I guess it would be better to read this book in small bites. Larry rated it it was amazing Jan 22, Delivery times may vary, especially during peak periods and will depend on jisep your payment clears – opens in a new window or tab.

Of course part of the joy is that the Catalan culture seems to provide such charming examples of this, a culture and language that Pla is able to create out of very little while at the same time referring to a vast history and specific locations and motivations.

Add to Watch list. See all condition definitions – opens in a new window or tab All orders get full access to our online status tracking service, allowing you to view realtime order progress. A new, unread, unused book in perfect condition with no missing or damaged pages. The second half of the book sees Pla back at university in Barcelona. Skip to main content.

And what better world for a writer to describe than the world he knows best? He also went back to the journal in his 60s and rewrote parts before publication. Estera rated it really liked it May 12, View all 6 comments.

The Gray Notebook

Aug 22, Lauren Wild rated it it was amazing. El Cuarderno Gris es uno joxep esos libros que hay que ir leyendo a lo largo de un amplio espacio de tiempo. View all 3 comments. Este libro, al estar dividido en entradas de diario, resulta ideal para ello. Back to home page. In ,the first year, the cuacerno is closed due to influenza, and he writes about each person in his small Cuadrno 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.


This amount is subject to change until you make payment. Your order will be dispatched from England via Royal Mail 1st Class, although please allow days for delivery. Most purchases from business sellers are protected by the Consumer Contract Regulations which give you the right to cancel the purchase within 14 days after the day you receive the item. El cuaderno gris Author: He decides to become a journalist instead of a lawyer and the book ends as he gets his first good job in Paris. El diario de juventud de Josep Pla se asemeja a un buen brandy: This item will be sent through the Global Shipping Programme and includes international tracking.

Cuaedrno died ina year after being awarded a major literary award, the Gold Medal of the Catalan Cuadero. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. I enjoyed the almost idyllic entries here and the many people we meet in Pla’s character sketches. Open Preview See a Problem? By the time it’s all over, you will know Pla well.