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He went a little red and began blinking. Jun 11, Amber Scaife rated it it was amazing.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. How many mrrle of the world” books do you know that begin with an analysis of Proust’s madeline scene? The little band of, at first, seven, has been bombed back into, not the Stone Age, but as it turns out, only into feudalism and occasionally, it seems, into a kind of downright Utopianism.

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And the premature death of their leader only reinforces the necessity now to pursue scientific knowledge. Want to Read saving…. I read Malevil over 40 years ago and was impressed at that time. A quick Google search using France, apocalyptic and castle and I found my book — Malevil. I also found inspiring the characters such as Momo and Meitte, both with disabilities, or as we would today call “challenges”. Often the writer’s politics and philosophy play into the writing, but usually PA stories hold out hope.


Mar 26, Mostafa Moghassemi rated it it was amazing.

Some of them flagrant in the underdeveloped countriesothers less obvious in the Christian countries. Barbara rated it it was amazing Jun 17, One of the main challenges of the slowly emerging society is to fend off the threat of a new theocratic dictatorship that has taken over a neighboring village with the assistance of a marauding gang.

In pages of exposition and tedious writing there are three well written scenes. Nothing, absolutely nothing, in the weeks preceding Zero Day made it possible to predict it.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. To ask other readers questions about Malevilplease sign up. Nature begins anew and an agrarian society mrrle to reform.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. No a tohle bylo asi to, co mi vadilo: This article about a s science fiction novel is a stub. Odd pockets of civilization survive the ultimate destruction. Post-apocalyptic novels are really studies in human nature and provoke introspection.

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But I was a lousy foreign language student in school and barely eked out a C- in German. Malevil is a science fiction novel by French writer Robert Merle. There is a nuclear exchange which goes unexplained in “Malevil”.

And all of these things had in any case occurred at a convenient distance, among peoples far removed from us. Rafael Patacas rated it it was amazing May 26, His courage and decency form the pattern of the new path they must travel. View all 6 comments. All in all, this book was not convincing merel. It’s only after the precipitating event that the story picks up.

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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. It was written in the s and is sexist, but the storyline is very interesting! As they learn of other survivors it becomes clear that Malevil must defend itself, not only against marauders but also against more subtle political domination. I had heard a lot of things about this book prior to reading it.

I was so close to not reading this book! The setting, an old castle in the French countrysid Post-apocalyptic novels are really studies in human nature and provoke introspection.