Laziness in the Fertile Valley
Albert Cossery William Goyen Henry Miller Anna Della Subin
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Aug 24, 2019 - 11:29 AM By Albert Cossery William Goyen Henry Miller Anna Della Subin

Laziness in the Fertile Valley is Albert Cossery s biting social satire about a father, his three sons, and their uncle slackers one and all One brother has been sleeping for almost seven years, waking only to use the bathroom and eat a meal Another savagely defends the household from women Serag, the youngest, is the only member of the family interested in getting aLaziness in the Fertile Valley is Albert Cossery s biting social satire about a father, his three sons, and their uncle slackers one and all One brother has been sleeping for almost seven years, waking only to use the bathroom and eat a meal Another savagely defends the household from women Serag, the youngest, is the only member of the family interested in getting a job But even he try as he might has a hard time resisting the call of laziness.
  • Title: Laziness in the Fertile Valley
  • Author: Albert Cossery William Goyen Henry Miller Anna Della Subin
  • ISBN: 9780811218740
  • Page: 407
  • Format: Paperback

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Teresa Proença Aug 24, 2019 - 11:29 AM
Sem me cansar muito, o melhor que posso dizer sobre este livro, e o Senhor Cossery, é: ADORO-OS!Para os mandriões, que não queiram ir ver a sinopse e se interessem saber do que trata, ainda arranjei forças para a copiar:"Terceira obra de Albert Cossery, data de 1947. É o romance em que este autor dedica ao seu tema predilecto - o ódio sarcástico ao trabalho - uma maior amplitude filosófica. Numa vivenda a pedir obras, nos arredores de uma grande cidade egípcia, mora uma família singula [...]
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Lobstergirl Aug 24, 2019 - 11:29 AM
While reading Laziness in the Fertile Valley I had urges to go chop wood, wash a random person's car, scrub the refrigerator, pen a college-level organic chemistry text, anything to differentiate myself from the beyond-pathological degree of sloth depicted in this family of hideous ne'er-do-wells. What I ended up doing was, obviously, sit on my butt and turn pages.The story follows an elderly Egyptian father who never leaves his top floor bedroom, a decrepit uncle, and three sons: Rafik, who mos [...]
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Laurent Aug 24, 2019 - 11:29 AM
Het onwaarschijnlijke verhaal van een 'nest Oblomovs', een lethargisch en weemoedig huishouden belegerd door de slaap. Een moederloze familie in een klein Egyptisch dorp - een vader en zijn drie volwassen zoons - zijn allemaal 'aristocraten van de ziel' en geketend door een verlammende, nietsontziende luiheid. Ze slapen reuzengaten in de ene na de andere dag. Gelukkig zijn ze bemiddeld genoeg om niet te hoeven werken. Wanneer de oude Hafiz wil hertrouwen bewegen zijn zoons hemel en aarde om het [...]
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jeremy Aug 24, 2019 - 11:29 AM
albert cossery's works do not tend to vary that much in theme, style, or character. the cairo-born french author's third novel (of the eight he wrote over six decades), laziness in the fertile valley (les fainéants dans la vallée fertile), is about a family of good-for-nothing layabouts (or might they be malingerers?), unemployed one and all, that predominantly spend their time sleeping. the youngest of the three sons, serag, daydreams of labor, idealizes the notion of work, and is forever plo [...]
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Henry Martin Aug 24, 2019 - 11:29 AM
The Lazy Ones follows Cossery's signature style and motive, although there is a slight departure from his other novels. While his other works are set in the slums, The Lazy Ones deals with a semi-influential family. And, it is a family unlike any other Cossery tackled before.In his other works, Cossery 's characters are poor, wretched beings suffering their lot. In The Lazy Ones, the family is well off - they own a house, have a servant girl, and do not have to work for living. This is where the [...]
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Tosh Aug 24, 2019 - 11:29 AM
I'm not a man that has a lot of heroes, but if I was going to choose one hero, it would be Albert Cossery. A wrier who is devoted to watching pretty girls from cafes and being lazy. With those two high-standard activities, this is a writer I will follow from heaven to hell. "Laziness in the Fertile Valley" is another one of his masterpieces that deals with a set of characters who prefer to do nothing when 'something' appears and shows its ugly heard. What we have here is a family of men, who one [...]
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Tom Aug 24, 2019 - 11:29 AM
Cossery was the King of Sloth. Where others shun and demonize laziness, Cossery makes it divine--none of his characters work, and all find it repulsive. The family of men in "Laziness"--three brothers, their father and uncle--spend most of their time sleeping or eating. The eldest (and sleepiest) brother, Galal, sometimes even neglects to wake up to eat. The plot is thin: will their father spoil everything and marry (women demand activity and a social life!); will the youngest brother, the rebel [...]
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حسين Aug 24, 2019 - 11:29 AM
فلسفة الكسل هي فلسفة التخاذل والإنسحابالرواية بشكل ما دي بتأرخ لفترة من فترات معتقداتي الشخصيةحيث إن أقل جهد كنت بأقوم بيه كنت بأستعد له بالنوموأكأفي نفسي على فعله بالنومبنيّة الرواية ضعيفة للغاية لكنها بتطرح أفكار مهمة جداً مفيش حد هيقدر يطرحها تاني
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Nicole Aug 24, 2019 - 11:29 AM
nb-available as part of his oeuvres complètes, shelved with francophone lit, ORI84 COSS t2.
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Rahman Aug 24, 2019 - 11:29 AM
الرواية تنضح بالميزوجينية والطبقية، والميزآنثروبية/كراهية البشر. كنت أطالع صفحة الكاتب على ويكي واكتشفت أنه يتبنى وجهة النظر الاستعمارية تجاه الشرق، فالشرق كسول، لو حظى بالأملاك يفضل النوم على العمل. ووجهة النظر هذه في حد ذاتها تسطّح وتضع غشاوة على الظلم العالمي/الطبقي وع [...]
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Petra Aug 24, 2019 - 11:29 AM
Interessant is het om boeken uit verschillende culturen te lezen. Hoe gaat het er daar aan toe? Wat zijn de verschillen met mijn cultuur? Desondanks kan het ook afstand creeëren, zouden ze echt elke dag alleen maar slapen? Dat kan toch niet? Het verhaal van de luiaards in de vruchtbare vallei gaat over een familie, een luie familie. Ze raken in rep en roer als de jongste zoon wil gaan werken. Zijn broers proberen dit malle idee uit zijn hoofd te praten, maar dit houdt wel in dat ze dan wakker m [...]
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Francesca Nevis Aug 24, 2019 - 11:29 AM
Si dice che il lavoro nobiliti l’uomo, ma non è il caso della famiglia di Serag che considera il lavoro come una macchia che intacca l’onore e la rispettabilità. L’ozio e il sonno sono valori estremamente importanti, il lavoro danneggia e rovina le persone. Per questo motivo quando il piccolo di casa, il giovane Serag, annuncia a tutti gli altri di voler andare a lavorare la notizia viene accolta nel peggiore dei modi possibili. Come se non bastasse a catastrofe si aggiunge altra catastr [...]
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Catherine Aug 24, 2019 - 11:29 AM
Rafik se sentait subitement envahi d'un grand calme. Il commençait à éprouver un ennui profond, et un immense besoin de sommeil le torturait. Qu'était il venu chercher chez cette femme? Une explication? Il aurait dû se douter qu'elle ne comprendrait rien. Elle était comme les autres, engluée dans sa vie mesquine, imbue de ses droits et prête à renverser la terre pour une histoire d'amour. Elle ne pouvait rester tranquille, il lui fallait bouger tout le temps, et faire bouger les autres. [...]
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sarah ann adams Aug 24, 2019 - 11:29 AM
I wish there were more. I feel like "Laziness in the Fertile Valley" is just one part of a greater saga. What happens when Serag and Hodo meet up with the child in the city?To me, this read like an allegory of sorts. I liked the remoteness of the work, looking in on rather than being among the characters. It is so lovely to be moved but not knocked over the head with anything too powerful. "Laziness in the Fertile Valley" presented a sterile sequence of events, in a similar veins as the removed [...]
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Sophie Aug 24, 2019 - 11:29 AM
Livre acheté à la librairie de l'Institut du Monde Arabe (sur les conseils de la fiche du libraire qui disait qu'il ferait s'étrangler les traders capitalistes ) et commencé de suite à l'ombre des arbres du merveilleux jardin temporaire. Ce livre, outre effectivement le contre-pied formidable au capitalisme qu'il décrit, donne envie de s'abandonner au sommeil avec la langueur (tellement bien décrite) des personnages.
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TrumanCoyote Aug 24, 2019 - 11:29 AM
I suppose we should be taking it as a satire--a sort of spoof of aristocrats. Awfully much like Proud Beggars in subject and attitude--and with that weird repetitious and contradictory style. Reminded me of Huysmans--and that same fey decadence; latched on to no doubt by perfessers as some justification for them feeling useless. Did not have the spooky urgent gravity of the other book though--too much like a book written by somebody else to resemble his style.
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Sofia Aug 24, 2019 - 11:29 AM
This one I read the portuguese translation. I put here the french version because is the language in which Albert Cossery writes. I love the improbability of the lifes of the people he describes. and I always believ I was a lazy!
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Erik Aug 24, 2019 - 11:29 AM
This is a strange book, but I think it's one I'll think about a lot. I can't quite tell where the satire beings and the philosophy ends, or how deep the symbolism goes. But it was certainly enjoyable.
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Antonio Brito Aug 24, 2019 - 11:29 AM
"Mandriões no vale fértil" - Edições AntígonaUm dos meus livros preferidos que releio anualmente.
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Richard Aug 24, 2019 - 11:29 AM
Too many typos to give this five stars. New Directions needs to step it up with the proofreading.
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Miguel Aug 24, 2019 - 11:29 AM
Uma boa crítica a uma determinada sociedade muçulmana enaltecendo a preguiça e o ócio discriminando o sexo masculino.
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Esraa Mohamed Aug 24, 2019 - 11:29 AM
كسل الشرق الاوسط
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!Tæmbuŝu Aug 24, 2019 - 11:29 AM
Reviewed by The Complete Review
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Cooper Renner Aug 24, 2019 - 11:29 AM
Unusual novel about a family of idlers. Set in '30s Egypt among the comfortable upper-middle class.
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Laziness in the Fertile Valley By Albert Cossery William Goyen Henry Miller Anna Della Subin Laziness in the Fertile Valley is Albert Cossery s biting social satire about a father, his three sons, and their uncle slackers one and all One brother has been sleeping for almost seven years, waking only to use the bathroom and eat a meal Another savagely defends the household from women Serag, the youngest, is the only member of the family interested in getting aLaziness in the Fertile Valley is Albert Cossery s biting social satire about a father, his three sons, and their uncle slackers one and all One brother has been sleeping for almost seven years, waking only to use the bathroom and eat a meal Another savagely defends the household from women Serag, the youngest, is the only member of the family interested in getting a job But even he try as he might has a hard time resisting the call of laziness.

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