Josep Pla, a budding young writer, was studying law in Barcelona in .. sincero, con unos toques de humor que me han ganado, El cuaderno gris es uno . Amb a penes vint anys, Josep Pla accedeix als cercles socials de la Barcelona noucentista. Després d’abandonar els estudis de Medicina i començar Dret. Cuaderno gris, El. Un dietario. Título original: El quadern gris. Traducción de Dionisio Ridruejo y Gloria Ros. by Pla, Josep [Palafrugell, – Llofriu, ]: and.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. It has a touch of Proust to it, the remembrances of e youth long gone—though again, living on the page on specific dates and places—and how a young man turns these events into his image of the world and how he will be in it.

En pl, ara, he gaudit com un camell. If you like straight-shooter writing, clean and clear like George Orwell’s, this book might be up your alley.

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Pla would spend all day in a cafe or walking by the sea with friends The Gray Notebook, by Josep Pla. In November ofa year-old Josep Pla left Barcelona for Paris, by his own account a quiet, anxious, insecure young man with average looks, a changeable expression, and a cheap suit — and, the reader knows, a prodigious talent for description.


Pla is a journalist, and this book is not so much about narrative and invention—though the apocryphal writing process bring this somewhat into doubt—but about reality and perception and how best to put the first, through the latter, into words on a page.

Me gusta Pla cuando escribe del campo, el mar o de comida. In any event it is pages I am glad to finish. Kindle Editionpages. At twenty-one, Pla was nervous and lethargic, an obsessive writer and poor student, brilliant but taciturn and extremely insecure about his own talent. I enjoyed the almost idyllic entries here and the many people we meet in Pla’s character sketches.

El quadern gris.

Read the rest here: The Gray Notebook, by Josep Pla. John Murphy rated it liked it May 07, There is no plot to speak of, and nothing really happens, and that’s a tough task to se joaep, I hate writing negative reviews, it’s tiring and it makes me feel nasty, even though the last three authors are long dead.

Jan 28, Tuck rated it it was amazing Shelves: Product details Paperback Publisher: In fairness, at one point towards the end of the book Pla goes on a long soliloquy requesting that any theoretical readers consume the Gray Notebook in the same fashion which Pla created it, that is to say, in small bursts and over the course of months and even grsi. I’m not sure whether to compare this book to Boswell’s “Life of Samuel Johnson” or Anthony Bourdain’s entertaining round-the-world visits eating food in unlikely spots.


No ;la exactamente lo que yo me esperaba y me resultaba muy cansado de leer; no me interesaba. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Get to Know Us. Es una lectura densa, lenta y muy personal. Write a customer review. And does Pla succeed in this? Jun 28, Daniel Polansky added it Shelves: He also went back to the journal in his 60s and rewrote parts before publication.

The Gray Notebook by Josep Pla

Trivia About The Gray Notebook. This journal by Pla was written in while he was in law josel and after. Un d’aquells passatges que val la pena recordar, fotografiar o copiar i compartir. The Gray Notebook by Josep Pla. Jul 19, Ken rated it really liked it Shelves: Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

Lidia rated it it was ok Feb 12, Books by Josep Pla.