The Horseman on the Roof

The Horseman on the Roof

Perhaps no other of his novels better reveals Giono's perfect balance between lyricism and narrative, description and characterization, the epic and the particular, than The Horseman on the Roof. This novel, which Giono began writing in 1934 and which was published in 1951, expanded and solidified his reputation as one of Europe's most important writers.

This is a novel of adventure, a roman courtois, that tells the story of Angelo, a nobleman who has been forced… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (December 23, 2014)

Collection: North Point Press

Language: English


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