The girl you left behind

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Title: The girl you left behind

Author: Jojo Moyes

Translator: Simin Tajdini

Publisher: Atisa

Subject: English stories

Age category: Adult

Cover: Paperback

Number of pages: 496

Language: Farsi

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The girl you left behind by Jojo Moyes is about a World War I painting. This work connects two lives, two people, two countries and two destinies.

In The Girl You Left Behind, Jojo Moyes beautifully and innovatively tells his story in parallel at two different times over a period of 100 years.

The novel The Girl You Released dates back to 1916, the middle of World War I. In a small French town called Peronne, occupied by German mercenary soldiers.

The soldiers took over everything of value from the city, including food, and the Germans wanted more and more, even though the people of the city were starving.

This book is a story about two women with some similar characteristics; One of them, Sophie, had to protect her family from the Nazis during the French occupation, and the other, Liu, who lives in London.
Before her death, Liu’s husband presents her with a painting depicting a woman from a century ago, which was transported from France to England during the war.
Courage and fighting for one’s values ​​are traits that are considered good in the novel The Girl You Released, and Jojo Moyes shows how the protagonists achieve their goals by relying on these traits and how while They have lost hope, they have not stopped fighting and they are still trying.

In a part of the book of the girl you left behind, we read:
Liu was confused. For a long time, she had considered Sophie one of the survivors. He tried to put his picture of Sophie next to the picture of this despised woman that no one liked.

The world was a pain in the old man’s tired and long soul. Liu suddenly felt guilty for forcing him to see the scene again. “I’m sorry,” he said. And he did not know what to say. Now he knew that nothing would catch them from here. No wonder Paul McCafferty did not bother to come here.

There was a long silence. She secretly ate macaroni hair. When Liu looked up, Philip Bost was staring at him. “Thank you for seeing us, Monsieur.” He put his hand on her arm. “I find it difficult to relate the woman you described to the woman I see. I … have his portrait. “I have always loved him.”

The Girl You Released is a book by British author Jojo Moyes, who has become a bestseller in recent years. An author whose books, although not deep and do not have a solid form, but his stories easily find themselves in the hearts of most readers. Moyes began writing in 2002, and the novel became a bestseller after being published in 2012 and was nominated for Best Novel of the Year.

Jojo Moyes’s books have been praised by many popular newspapers. “A book you can’t put down,” the Daily Mail writes of the novel.

On the back cover of the novel The Girl You Left Behind, there is a part of the text of the book that shows the content and message of the story almost well:
Do you know how it feels when you decide your own destiny? It kind of welcomes you. There is no more pain, no more fear, no more passion. Death was the hope that came with this relief. I could see Edward soon. We met in that world, because I was sure that God is merciful, God is never so cruel as to deprive us of relief in that world.

The main theme of the story of the girl you left behind is the occupation of France by the Nazis and the looting of French art objects by them. In The Girl You Released, the author takes the story in a simple, creative, and creative way in parallel at two different times over a period of 100 years.

The sense of nostalgia and recollection of memories and the feeling that war memories evoke in people is very deep and lasting.
The book The Girl You Released is one of the novels that the author uses the memories and events of the First World War to give a special atmosphere to the reader and creates a very beautiful atmosphere. Of course, it should not be forgotten that this book is not an anti-war novel and is more of a romance novel.

But the word war always comes to mind with negative connotations, and looting is one of them. However, the author of the book has been able to create a good story from the war and its looting.

I have to admit that I never thought this book would be so strong. The story of the book gets boring in many places, but overall the book The Girl You Left Behind is better than the author’s other works. However, it is impossible to ignore the poor translation and numerous writing errors of the book. The book has various problems in the sense that we hope the publisher of the book will solve these problems with a new edition.

Jojo Moyes’s books are not as strong as they should be and perhaps as strong as they should be, and the author seems to be just trying to create characters that will take our pity.
In fact, a reader who has not read many novels (especially classics) is emotionally involved with the book and may think it is a good novel, but at best Jojo Moyes’s books can be considered mediocre stories.

The appeal of this book is also very variable. In some places, the detective story becomes enigmatic and you just want to figure it out, and in other places, the romantic theme takes you with it. The subject of the war is also some of the book’s appeal, but overall the book’s weaknesses far outweigh its strengths.

Sentences from the book of the girl you left
Doing the wrong thing is only the first hard rain, then it becomes normal.

Being able to earn a living by doing what you love is one of the greatest blessings of life.

Continuing itself is a heroic act.

Sometimes life is full of obstacles that you can not even step on to take the next step. Sometimes Liu realized that problems arise only from the heart of a blind belief.

That compensation camp that Edward Tosh was in now, they say, is one of the worst places. The men were laid to rest on the ground in groups of two hundred, the only food they were given was watery soup with a little barley skin and sometimes a few dead mice! They were taken for crushing or railing.

They were forced to put heavy iron beams on their shoulders and take them miles away. Those who were left out of exhaustion, beatings, punishment, or a meager diet were excluded. It was full of infectious diseases and they were shot for a small mistake. I knew all this, and the image of these thoughts occupied my mind.

Fear of the fate of this child’s mother was one with fear of my husband’s fate. It was as if I was stuck in a whirlpool of worry and fatigue. Little news reached the city. Almost no news of our city went anywhere.

Somewhere far away, my husband might have been seriously ill, hungry, or severely beaten.
He pulled me to his side and kissed me tightly, his lips were on mine, his big hands were holding me tight, I was clinging to him. I hugged her and closed my eyes full of tears and I breathed in her arms, I smelled the tense perfume with all my being. It was as if I wanted to record the last moment of his existence for not being complete. It was as if I knew he was leaving forever.

Go out on the terrace and look at the sky for ten minutes and remind yourself that we all end up with a meaningless existence and our little planet finally sinks into a black hole one day and no one can be saved, so I can see how I can help you. To.

Liu was walking near the river, something between walking and running. The phone fell into the water without any sound and did not attract anyone’s attention.

Sentences from the book of the girl you left
Do you know how it feels when you decide your own destiny? It kind of welcomes you. There is no more pain, no more fear, no more passion. Death was the hope that came with this relief. I could see Edward soon. We met in that world, because I was sure that God is merciful, God is never so cruel as to deprive us of relief in that world.

Fear of the fate of this child’s mother was one with fear of my husband’s fate. It was as if I was stuck in a whirlpool of worry and fatigue. Little news reached the city. Almost no news of our city went anywhere. Somewhere far away, my husband might have been seriously ill, hungry, or severely beaten.

The main subject of the book is the occupation of France by the Nazis. The book tells the story of the life of an artist named Edward who leaves his wife (Sophie) and goes to war. The book is narrated in two hundred-year periods by two women named Sophie and Liu.

In a part of the book narrated by Sufi, we read that:
During the war, their small town is occupied by the Germans and their art and valuables are looted. Meanwhile, the photo frame that Edward took of Sophie’s face before going to war catches the attention of a Nazi commander. The woman’s face in the photo frame has an enchanting smile and her eyes sparkle. Sophie is scared of this event. He sees his reputation and that of his family in danger and is willing to sacrifice everything to see his wife Edward again.

On the other side of the story (over a hundred-year period) a man shows a picture of Sophie to his wife Liu. Meanwhile, a dispute ensues over who owns the image. During this conflict, interesting and thought-provoking events occur that make Liu’s ideas light and heavy and very readable.

We read in parts of this book
Do you know how it feels when you are left to your own devices? Somehow he welcomes you. There is no more pain, no more fear, no more passion. Death was the hope that came with this relief. I could see Edward soon. We met in that world, because I was sure that God is merciful, God is never so cruel as to deprive us of relief in that world.

Then I realized I was going to die here, and I really didn’t care anymore. My whole body ached, my skin ached from fever, my joints ached and my head was heavy. The canvas cloth was lifted behind the truck and opened. A guard ordered me to go outside, I could hardly move but he grabbed me like a rebellious child and pushed me out. I was so thin and light that I almost threw myself away.

Our lives were once filled with art, love, and pleasure instead of fear, watery coriander soups, and martial law. He reminded me of myself. How strong I am and I can fight for what I want.
Edward, I swear when you come back I will be the same girl you painted.

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