Le soleil des Scorta by Laurent Gaudé. ( pages) Translated into English as The House of Scorta (US) or The Scorta’s Sun (UK), which is the. Laurent Gaudé’s Goncourt-winning Le Soleil des Scorta (translated as The Scortas’ Sun) is set in the Pouilles area in the south of Italy, mainly. Buy Le Soleil des Scorta by Laurent Gaudé (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

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Le Soleil des Scorta / La Mort du roi Tsongor by Laurent Gaudé

But they make a little money on the return journey and buy a shop where they can sell cigarettes, the first of its kind in the village.

Nov sccorta, Marina Rottiers rated it really liked it Shelves: They stick together, living of nothing, earning what they own with their sweat.

Lives among millions of small lives that make most of this world. The cycle of struggle, of acceptance of fate, of being rooted to the family, to the village, is broken by Elia’s daughter Anna, who will leave for the north, for a decent education and a home away from the burning sun.


I enjoyed the landscapes, the love of these people for their land, their slow and silent way of enjoying life despite their difficult conditions of living. Carmela’s son Elia is given the choice by his uncle Domenico — not by his father, a fleshless character who goes off to meet his death fighting in Spain for the fascists — the choice of returning to Montepuccio after a necessary exile in the next villageor with money offered of breaking the family mould and leaving for Naples or Milan.

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Oct 28, Joanie Pothier rated it liked it. The three siblings are poor, more than poor. Their pride and their love of family is all they have.

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