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But I was a lousy foreign language student in school and barely eked out a C- in German. With people that happened to be together in a safe place at the right time. My personal experience is that novels translated into English often have an odd feeling to them. I love this book, and have read it at least three times. There are hurdles to overcome and dangers to be vanquished. The film The Day of the Dolphin bore very little resemblance to Merle’s story.

Paperbackpages. Did I say characters? But nothing, taken all in all, in any way different from what we had been seeing for the past thirty years. Open Preview See a Problem?

It’s only kalevil the precipitating event that the story picks up. I have only kicked two books across the room after finishing them in disgust. To ask other readers questions about Malevilplease sign up.

Malevil: Band 1

All I could remember was a castle, a nuclear holocaust and the setting in France. For me, malevll book was ok. This one was so bad I have remorse now for punting the other. The community comes together, survives with tragic losses of course and eventually prospers – sort of.


Within Malevil, however, merl remain some basic provisions — livestock, elemental tools, and, fortunately, a few country people who have the skills and crafts to use them.

From my perspective Malevil is not your typical post-apocalyptic novel. So, if you can find this book, buy it and enjoy! What is the base of civilization? Want to Read Currently Reading Read. So I have to be content with reading the My personal experience is that novels translated into English often have an odd feeling to them.

Most of the things survive the nuclear war At least the things that the author deemed essential to move forward his unbelievable plot. The context of a rural agrarian society in France provides a setting that is distinctively different, but clearly reflecting the rural French agricultural culture of the 70s.

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From time to time more survivors show up, some bringing death and destruction with them. He is also an owner of a tourist attraction – an old castle called Malevil after the nearby village. God, will I malecil learn?

Malevil by Robert Merle – buddy read. There is a nuclear exchange which goes unexplained in “Malevil”.

Malevil: Band 1 by Robert Merle

So I have to be content with reading the English language version of Robert Merle’s post-apocalyptic classic. It appears that outside the castle walls all human, animal and plant life has been consumed.

Nature begins anew and an agrarian society starts to reform. Unfortunately this book is now out of print and I’m not giving up my copy!


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It was worth it! It really makes you think about what life would be like if you were one of the few to survive the apocalypse. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The survivors find their surroundings reduced to ashes and rubble. My second amlevil is with the event itself. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

A battle that gives no warning, no vibes at all. Just recently I’ve begun it again, and was surprised. Books by Robert Merle. And mzlevil premature death of their leader only reinforces the necessity now to pursue scientific knowledge. Return to Book Page. Matthias Patata rated it it was amazing Dec 26, Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. Odd pockets of civilization survive the ultimate destruction. Merci Skoda rated it it was amazing Dec 31, Want to Read malevvil.

Please provide an email address. Recreating 16th and 17th century France through the eyes of a fictitious Protestant doctor turned spy, he w Born in Tebessa located in ,what was then, the French maoevil of Algeria. Although written in the early 70’s, there is nothing dated about this tale of survival under the worst conditions possible visited on the planet.