Katherine Pancol (born 22 October ) is a journalist and bestselling French novelist. Published in , her novel Les Yeux jaunes des crocodiles (The Yellow Eyes of Crocodiles) was a huge success in France, where it sold more than. Buy Les yeux jaunes des crocodiles (Littérature) by Katherine Pancol from Amazon’s Fiction Books Store. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases. Les Yeux jaunes des crocodiles (Littérature française) (French Edition) eBook: Katherine Pancol: : Kindle Store.

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The Yellow Eyes of Crocodiles

Unpleasant too is the focus on the superficial — and appearances, especially. Feb 17, Melissa C rated it really liked it. Por isso mesmo, fiquei katherije vontade de o ler e decidi pegar nesta obra. View all 27 comments. Nov 13, Mita rated it it was amazing. Les Yeux jaunes crocoxiles crocodiles – Canada. It’s complexity of character made me realize just how bad I am at keeping names straight.

Following the success of her first novel Moi D’abord inPancol moved to New York City where she spent the next decade pursuing creative writing and screenwriting classes at Columbia University while producing three more novels La Barbare inTeux, si possible and Les Hommes cruels ne courent pas les rues.

Antoine takes off for Kenya with his mistress to run Croco Park, a Chinese-owned crocodile farm where he rules over 70, crocodiles and Marcel begins an affair with Josiane — hoping to get the one thing he really wants, a baby.


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Pancol updates her blog weekly on her web-site. Once I got a few pages into it, I could hardly put it down. She believes she’s brave because her daughter tells her she is. Nearly pages whip by before Josephine’s novel writing- which is described on the book jacket- actually begins, and by then, I’d almost forgotten what the book was about.

Les Yeux Jaunes Des Crocodiles

The older daughter is a thorough-going teenage brat who delights ses tormenting her mother. Josephine who is a scholar and wallflower and lives in the shadow of her extravagant sister Iris. Pancol’s insights into human psychology, and particularly women, are amazingly accurate and her sense of details often shaded with wry humor.

The shunned wife has a charismatic sister, Iris, who was more loved as a child, married a wealthy man, is beautiful katherrine with all that, remains an unhappy and empty woman.

She lives in ParisFrance where she recently published Muchachas. Books by Katherine Pancol.

She studied literature and initially became a French and Latin teacher before turning to journalism. A beach read for dummies. View all 6 comments. Although the author is French and the novel is set in Paris, it addresses universal themes that make it enjoyable for anyone.

Circumstances seemed to point to one impression but ends up being completely different. Iris is married to a successful lawyer with whom she has a son, but she is really doing nothing. Trivia About The Yellow Eyes o Or when spending all your free time teaching. It was a good book.


Well, sometimes you have to use a little subterfuge to get there I found myself very invested in the characters and fervently rooting for some justice at the end and for things to turn out just so.

Her life is all blather and bravado and she is bored beyond tears. I liked the levity of the story which jaunex out some serious moments. While working for Paris-Match and Cosmopolitanshe was noticed by an intuitive publisher who cfocodiles her to begin writing fiction.

As usual, I received this book through the kindness of some giveaway or other. As the book jacket states, it is the “ultimate upmarket escapist read. His wife, the mother of two, is left to make ends meet on her tiny salary as a medieval history scholar.

The real changes she undergoes are physical- she loses weight, gets highlights in her hair, ho hum- and yes, physical changes often correspond with an emotional rebirth, but telling your evil, wicked witch of a sister ‘no’ one time does not a true transformation make in my mind.