His work is a human and social document of the ways of thinking and the life of a Romanian village in the nineteenth century. His many young boys then use pounce on the devil and start scraping his skin with the combs. Once in the forest, he carelessly proceeds to chop of a fully grown tree, which cracks the vehicle and kills the oxen upon falling down. Lili rated it really liked it Aug 22, Articles with Romanian-language external links Webarchive template wayback links. Anastasia rated it really liked it Jan 24, The narrative is structured around two accounts.
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The angry Satan sends out another one of his servants, who challenges Prepeleac to a mace -throwing contest. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Once in the forest, he carelessly proceeds to chop of a fully grown tree, which cracks the vehicle and kills the oxen upon falling down.
Confronted by the latter, he survives a set of challenges by outsmarting his adversaries, and, although losing one eye to demonic curses, he becomes the recipient of a large fortune awarded by Satan himself. Hyadum rated it really liked it Sep 28, A jovial verbal torrent, a kind of lexical spree, generously flushes this rhapsody of perennial childhood.
The story carries the name of its main character. Anastasia rated it really liked it Jan 24, The junior devil proves his own by circling the pond with the mare on his back.
Beforewhile the region was still part of the Soviet Union as the Moldavian SSRone of the leading Moldovan artists Igor Vierucontributed original illustrations to local editions of the story. Lili rated it really liked it Aug 22, Iulia rated it it was ok Sep 20, This trade as well leaves him unsatisfied, as the animal keeps twitching about, and he sells it for a goose. Ana Elena rated it liked it Aug 01, In the first part, the eponymous peasant hero, shown to be poor, lazy and idiotic, exposes his incompetence and lack of foresight by becoming in involved in a cycle of barters, which results in him exchanging a pair of oxen for an empty bag.
Instead, he invites him to race his “youngest child”, in reality a rabbit resting in the forest, and then watches as the devil fails to keep up with the animal. Lorenna rated it it was ok Oct 16, Vasile Cosmina rated it really liked it Nov 26, Anne Mm rated it really liked it Feb 20, Erau odata intr-un sat doi frati, unul harnic, grijulv si chiabur, iar celalalt, Danila era lenes si sarac.
Enache Lucia rated it did not like it Jul 20, Nicoleta rated it it was amazing May 11, This page was last edited on 17 Decemberat Dumitru Moraru rated it really liked it Apr 13, Raluca rated it it was amazing Dec 03, The terrified creature then runs back into Hell. Eric Leonard rated it it was ok Dec 10, Eventually, he tells the devil that he will aim the mace in the direction of the Moon, where his “brothers” the Moon men will catch it, being “in great need for iron to shoe their horses.