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La Gloire de mon père

My Father’s Glory is a 1957 autobiographical novel by Marcel Pagnol. Its sequel is My Mother’s Castle. It is the first of four volumes in Pagnol’s Souvenirs d’enfance series. It is also a 1990 film based on the novel, and directed by Yves Robert. Raised by his science teacher father, Joseph Pagnol and seamstress mother Augustine, young Marcel grows up during the turn of the century in awe of his rationalist dad. When the family takes a summer vacation in the countryside, Marcel becomes friends with Lili who teaches him about rural life. Meanwhile, tensions between Joseph and his religious brother-in-law, Jules, grow during their hunting expeditions.

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