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All her books are spiky, funny, attention-grabbing reads, often built around a high-concept premise: Christa’s reach, even once she is no longer part of the household, continues to extend far and her defamatory campaign is quite successful — for a while.

The whole plot is ridiculously foreseeable and apart from a few initial moments of shock, it’s tediously tame. None of the characters in this amflie has a connection to or affinity for the Christian religion. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

It turns out that Christa has a dark side and tries to subjugate Blanche and take her place in her family. Suddenly Christa can do no wrong and, as Blanche’s parents scour their address books for long-lost friends to invite to dinner to meet the newcomer, their friendship sours and Blanche’s already negligible self-confidence goes into a steep decline.

The complete review ‘s Review:. I have antedhrista to feel completely satisfied at the end of one of Nothomb’s novels.


El estilo de Nothomb es dulce, ligero, agudo, sensible y amoroso. I lowered my rating from 3 to 2 stars which might seem like a minor change to you but it’s a pretty significant one for me. Always appearing in the first person, her narration is incredibly seductive and driving. Dispatched antechrksta the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? Pourquoi vouloir autre chose?

I’m definitely going to continue reading Nothomb, and hopefully find another gem such as Robert des Noms Propres. Nothomb, who is usually very good with invention, doesn’t dazzle here. She’s very good at describing Blanche’s conflicted frustration and her teenage desperation for approval and friendship. When she was five the family moved to China.

Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Share your thoughts with other customers. La novela logra sacarte un par de carcajadas. Amelie Nothomb is a pearl! Only with Blanche herself, when the two are alone in their room, does Christa begin to show a darker side to her personality.

Antichrista by Amélie Nothomb

Her smooth wit and her way of hooking me in to each new novel suggests the latter will be my solution for now. Una sorta di carnefice che ha il volto di Christa e una vittima, Blanche, che deve antechritsa. Upon reflecting on this read, I have to admit that Nothomb’s overarching message just left a bitter taste in my mouth; I honestly don’t need more authors pushing the messages of whitenes I lowered my rating from 3 to 2 stars which might seem like a minor change to you but it’s a pretty significant one for me.


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Read more Read less. Christa represents the opposite of Blanche. Jul 12, Paolina Daniele rated it liked it. Jan 26, Joanne rated it did not like it. Please try again later. Christa becomes like one of the family. Paperbackpages. She seems like a self-invented art persona, not a real person. Nothomb moved often, and did not live in Europe until she was 17, when she moved to Brussels. She has written a romanticized biography Robert des noms propres for the French female singer RoBERT in and during the period she wrote the lyrics for nine tracks of the same artist.

Die aufgeschlossene Christa nimmt das Angebot an und lernt Blanches Eltern kennen.


Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Views Read Edit View history. Una diabolica Christa, amata e ricercata da tutti, l’altra, Blanche, taciturna e solitaria. Les Rois maudits 4 Maurice Notuomb.

Nu ii aflam justificarea actiunilor nu ca a Cateva remarci inteligente, doua personaje promitatoare si atat. And thus her story contains a lot of religious metaphors and analogies.

L’ecume des jours Boris Vian. But most of the story is simply too simplistic. La tal Christa no es odiosa. This tension, stemming from the sense of not being able to act against a force of nature, keeps the novel nothoomb feeling predictable.

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