The book is a masterpiece of miniaturist history" Times Literary Supplement "This is history at its most interesting and compelling" Sunday Express "No other living foreign writer has gone deeper into the psyche of rural France" Observer Book Description : It is Gillian Tindall's gift, in her quietly remarkable book, to remind us how much of the past still lives in the present. Buy New View Book.
Celestine: Voices from a French Village
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New Paperback Quantity Available: 1. Celestine Chaumette was to reject each of these suitors to wed another; yet she preserved the letters, keeping them throughout her long life.
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Something about the letters, about the woman who had so clearly cherished them, fired the historian's curiosity and the novelist's imagination. With a house in Chassignolles, Celestine's village, Ms.
Tindall would spend years searching in dusty archives and farmhouse attics, probing the memories and myths of the men and women from the village and the surrounding countryside. It is, as M.
Foot wrote in the London Spectator , "a touching picture of a world we have lost [and] social history at its best. Gillian Tindall is an accomplished novelist and biographer as well as an acclaimed historian of place.
Celestine Voices from a French Village
Tindall makes her home in London and in Chassignolles, in the Berry region of France. Skip to content. Perusall turns often-skipped solitary reading assignments into engaging collective activities students don't want to miss. Students collectively annotate each reading — asking questions, responding to each other's questions, or sharing other perspectives or knowledge. Perusall's novel data analytics automatically grade these annotations to ensure that students complete the reading, and as an instructor, you get a classroom of fully prepared students every time.
Perusall provides you with a simple "confusion report" that summarizes areas your students misunderstood, disagreed with each other about, or were most engaged with — along with examples of the best annotations, so you can call out specific questions or individuals in class.