The novella that was the basis for perhaps the most popular opera of all time, Prosper Mérimée’s Carmen is the swashbuckling story. Read “Carmen, in English translation” by Prosper Merimee with Rakuten Kobo. According to Wikipedia: “Prosper Mérimée (September 28, September Prosper Mérimée was born in Paris in Carmen, written in , is just 60 pages long not quite a novella, but more than a short story.

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It was interesting to realize some of the choices Bizet made when adapting the book for his opera. In the last chapter, there is some information about the gypsies, because the French author studied about this nomad population; therefore he shares his knowledge with his readers: There are a lot of words without translation but sometimes the same character explain the meaning.

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The Girl in the Spider’s Web. Carmen French Edition Paperback. It has been adapted into a number of dramatic works, including the famous opera by Prozper Bizet. And the last few sentences sent a shudder down my spine. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! Would recommend this book for anyone whose looking for a quick read and a pretty decent story line. I first read Carmen, many carmfn ago, in the original French. But between then and now they sold all there old books.


The original text was french but the tale is in Spain. As the above summary and that of Bizet’s opera indicate, the opera is based on part III of the story only and omits many elements, such as Carmen’s husband. I Am Number Four. Subscribe to this site’s feed via FeedBurner or click here for an email subscription. A Dance with Dragons. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

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Leena July 19, We appreciate your feedback. Wikisource has original text related to this article: Georges Bizet ‘s Carmen. Your display name should mermee at least 2 characters long. The story is more straightforward than Bizet’s opera, a couple of characters are introduced notably, Carmen’s husbandsome omitted, such as Don Jose’s innocent domestic love, Michaela, and some deemphasized, such as the bullfighter whom we never see in the book but who still figures in the ending.


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Carmen [Christmas Summary Classics]. He killed a man in a fight resulting from a game of paume presumably some form of Basque pelota and had to flee. To Kill a Nerimee. Make of that what you will. Carmen and Other Stories. It is the story of a young soldier’s infatuation with an enticing Gypsy woman, Carmen, and his stormy relationship with her, causing his ruin and her death.

Well done, a great lively review. Only the first three appeared in the original publication in the October 1, issue of the Revue des Carmem Mondes [3] Robinson ; the fourth first appeared in the book publication in See all 30 reviews. You submitted the following rating and review.

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He is perhaps best known for his novella Carmen, which became the basis enlgish Bizet’s opera Carmen. This is, of course, a translation from the original French.

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