JEAN GIONO: THE MAN WHO PLANTED TREES

2018-03-30T12:43:56+00:00March 30th, 2018|Categories: LITERATURE|Tags: , |

The Man Who Planted Trees (French title: L'homme qui plantait des arbres) is an allegorical tale by French author Jean Giono, published in 1953. It tells the story of one shepherd's long and successful singlehanded effort to re-forest a desolate valley in the foothills of the Alps in Provence throughout the first half of the 20th century.