Sophie's Pains

Author : Countess of Ségur

ISBN : 9789948171416

Year : 2013

Age Range : 9-12

Price : $ 9.50

“Les Malheurs de Sophie” is a masterpiece of youth literature that was penned in French by Countess of Ségur. Through the chapters of the novel, the small heroine, Sophie, is portrayed as a bold girl who is always exploring the adult world but lacks the tricks to do so and always falls victim to punishment and scorn. The novel probes the innocent world of childhood and exposes a typical child yearning to discover their surroundings, accurately describing that hidden world that characterizes children with their reactions, actions and emotions. The novel takes us on an enjoyable trip down memory lane to an innocent, sincere childhood, allowing us to revisit its small pains and big dreams, its adventures and failures and absolute spontaneity – a journey across Sophie’s childhood.