Daniel Pennac Pathetic, contrite and hapless, Benjamin is nonetheless the scapegoat at The Store: there is nothing for which he cannot be. A review and a link to other reviews of The Scapegoat (Au Bonheur des ogres) by Daniel Pennac. Benjamin Malaussäne’s official job title is Quality Controller, but since nobody could possibly control the quality of all the goods in his Parisian.

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The Scapegoat

Paradies der Ungeheuer – Deutschland. Pennac’s literary aspirations also shine through — the department store’s book section they have a book section! Malaussene has to be there to take the blame. La voz femenina cae del altavoz, ligera y prometedora como el velo pdnnac una novia. The Scapegoat Daniel Pennac No preview available – Daniel Pennac is one of the most translated authors scapegozt France, with books for both adults and children appearing in more than thirty languages.

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Wikipedia in English 1 Daniel Pennac. Nominally he is in Quality Control, but in fact he is the person called upon to take the rap when customers come in with complaints. Pennac contrives an okay plot and denouement, but most of the fun is in what happens around it.


My library Help Advanced Book Search. Daniel Pennac has created one of the most original and memorable collections of characters. scapsgoat

Harvill Press- Fiction – pages. There is also, incidentally, a plot.

Similarly the illustrative quotes chosen here are merely those the complete review subjectively believes represent the tenor and judgment of the review as a whole. Au Bonheur des ogres – France. Whether an American version would be preferable is open to debate; we found Monk’s efforts good enough.

I Agree This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and if not signed in for advertising. Edit to localize it to your language. The customers take pity, the Store doesn’t have to replace the ths, and everybody is happy.

We acknowledge and remind and warn you that they may, in fact, be entirely unrepresentative of the actual reviews by any other measure. Customers come in complaining of nightmarish mishaps regarding their recent purchases, all out for their pound of flesh. Amazon Kindle 0 editions. Semi-intellectual, extremely laid-back, liberal, loving, he is a sympathetic though perhaps too much larger-than-life character.


I’m not sure if I’ll csapegoat on with this series, but it was an entertaining light read. With Malaussene, his extended and exhaustive family, and ecapegoat people of Paris’s Belleville quarter. Malla-kun Sep 22, Perhaps I’ve got a bit of dog in me.


The Scapegoat – UK. I think this was the problem I had with the book to danile with: From inside the book. Au bonheur des ogres is this sideways holiday fairy tale where being different is something to be celebrated not hidden. This worked itself out eventually, but I felt uncomfortable with it in the first half of the book.

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