Malevil [Robert Merle, Derek Coltman] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Mass market paperback. Malevil [Robert Merle] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Malevil, a French castle built during the Hundred Years War, is occupied now by a small group, the survivors of a nuclear explosion which has.
|Published (Last):||19 June 2018|
|PDF File Size:||1.16 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||10.21 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
Recreating 16th and 17th century France through the eyes of a fictitious Protestant doctor turned spy, he went so far as to write it in the period’s French making it virtually untranslatable.
No trivia or quizzes yet. There was a problem adding your email address.
It is also the soul corresponding to our present level of civilization. It is considered one of the better ‘post apocalyptic’ novels out there by many fans of the sub-genre.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Christiane Reichart rated it it was amazing Jan 21, But nothing, taken all in all, in any way different from what we had been seeing for the past thirty years. Self-sufficiency is a “good thing” and the modern pre-apocalyptic world is bid good riddance – with a few nods to such conveniences as sewer systems, various vaccines and central air. Dec 27, Veeral rated it liked it Shelves: That meant he was about to counterattack. One of the few books that no matter how many times I read it, there are still scenes that can bring tears to my eyes.
No longer in print. There are hurdles to overcome and dangers to be vanquished. For the system the group develops — as more survivors increase their number — is a kind of primitive agrarian communism in which everything is shared: Band 1 Malevil 1 by Robert Merle.
Malevil: Band 1
From time to time more survivors show up, mdrle bringing death and destruction with them. Malevil by Robert Merle – buddy read.
In fact, there was only one copy in ALL the libraries in British Columbia, Canada and only in a small coal mining town.
The protagonist is Emanuel Comte, former school directornow turned farmer and landowner. While considering possible apocalyptic novels to read, I remembered reading a novel in the late 70s that I enjoyed.
Return to Book Page. Just recently I’ve begun it again, and was mwrle. Most are familiar with this sort of novel. No trivia or quizzes yet.
Malevil (Literature) – TV Tropes
Malevil: Band 1 by Robert Merle
The author must have spent a decade working through every single possibility; he has his characters embody the different opinions of what should be done but leaving Emmanuel the narrator and protagonist always left making the final, and best, solution. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
I never went near French. This is the essence of what fascinates readers about PA novels. Jul 06, S. A bleak and unrelenting pessimistic novel of a future in which the only winner is going to be death. Rafael Patacas rated it it was amazing May 26, A battle that gives no warning, no vibes at all. This book has all the ingredients This one was so bad I have remorse now for punting the other.
I couldn’t suspend my disbelief towards the author’s treatment of events that took place in the aftermath of a major nuclear war. Books by Robert Merle. God, will I ever learn? I malsvil no idea what Merle is like in real life, but he is definitley no Theroux writing mysogony. There is even a sense that in the end the survivors are better off having returned to a more simple, but robust life.