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Per il kathetine, almeno I found the main character, Josephine, to be whiney and too much of a martyr. His wife, the mother of two, is left to make ends meet on her tiny salary as a medieval history scholar.

Gli occhi gialli dei coccodrilli – Italia. She’s a handful – an understatement, actually! Katherine Pancol moved from Casablanca to France when she was five.

Les Yeux Jaunes Des Crocodiles

You know where this book is headed and at time you just want it to get there faster. The book spends a vast amount of time laying the scenery and constructing the groundwork for the story.

I found most of the women in the books irritating, self indulgent and annoying. While working for Paris-Match and Cosmopolitanshe was noticed by an intuitive publisher who encouraged her to begin writing fiction.

Iris is four years older, and married to the extremely successful lawyer Philippe; they have a ten-year-old son, Alexandre.

The Yellow Eyes of Crocodiles by Katherine Pancol

It’s a feel good, witty story about transformation and coming to terms with your authentic self. Among the few storylines that are presented relatively straightforwardly is Antoine’s crocodile farm misadventure. The book can feel abruptly disjointed. Relata constantemente el pensamiento de varias mujeres. Influenced by the American way of life, her style becomes even more enjoyable, action packed and fast paced. As soon as Jo agrees to this, the reader suspects that things are not going to go exactly as planned, but, in fact, things proceed swimmingly yeeux a while.


Her novel The Yellow Eyes of Crocodiles published in has been a huge success in France, where it sold more than one million copies and received the “Prix de Maison de la Presse, ” for largest distribution in France. Pancol gives the reader a diverse cast of characters, none perfect, all flawed, all very human, with their strengths and weaknesses, none wholly good or bad: Readers who enjoy this novel will be pleased to know that the second book, The Slow Waltz of Turtles is lez available in English.

J’aime beaucoup ce livre. And fun is just right sometimes.

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The were some of the most unforgettable fictional characters I’ve ever read. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Oh, and the ending. View all 6 comments. Zoe and Hortense – Zoe is likable and sweet. I was listening to “Fresh Air” on NPR recently, as I often do in the morning, when one of their regular book reviewers started talking about this book. Her girls do shift back and forth — perhaps a bit too easily — between what they value and the life-lessons they learn, with even Hortense coming, more or less, to her senses, but a lot of what is said and goes on here is unpleasant lex disturbing — not helped by the fact that Pancol shows no interest in exploring anything in depth.


Almost like two separate people translated it! Dialogue-heavy though the novel is, there’s little proper communication, and there doesn’t seem to be much to pzncol of these relationships.

In other words, it’s just your typical middle-aged suburban housewife’s life story! crocodi,es

Once I got a few yex into it, I could hardly put it down. Trying to meet all your book preview and review needs. Circumstances seemed to point to one impression but ends up being completely different. Iris will get all katerine glory and Jo will get all the money.

May 26, Melanie rated it liked it. Her life is all blather and bravado and she is bored beyond tears. Or when spending all your free time teaching. That certainly doesn’t happen much any more!

It’s a quick and entertaining pages. This means also dealing with her beautiful, wealthy, and manipulative socialite sister. Their radiantly beautiful and arrogant daughter, Hortense, is on the verge of womanhood, and has little respect for her overweight, overwrought mother, who carries herself with slack kaatherine.

There are too many ideas floating around, too many far-fetched plot points straining the story Hortense befriends So to begin, I realize that this book is probably in a genre more generally considered appropriate to the female gender and because of that, as a dude I’m a bit of an interloper.