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The Vagabond
     

The Vagabond

by Colette, Enid McLeod (Translator)
 

Thirty-three years-old and recently divorced, Renée Néré has begun a new life on her own, supporting herself as a music-hall artist. Maxime, a rich and idle bachelor, intrudes on her independent existence and offers his love and the comforts of marriage. A provincial tour puts distance between them and enables Renée, in a moving series

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Thirty-three years-old and recently divorced, Renée Néré has begun a new life on her own, supporting herself as a music-hall artist. Maxime, a rich and idle bachelor, intrudes on her independent existence and offers his love and the comforts of marriage. A provincial tour puts distance between them and enables Renée, in a moving series of leters and meditations, to resolve alone the struggle between her need to be loved and her need to have a life and work of her own.

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<:st>Reprint of the 1955 edition (which is cited in , with a new 16 p. introduction by Judith Thurman. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780374511753
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date:
01/01/1974
Pages:
223

Meet the Author


Born in 1873 in France, Colette was the author of many acclaimed novels noted for their intimate style. Other Colette titles from FSG include Gigi, Julie de Carneilhan, and Chance Acquaintances, The Complete Claudine, Chéri and The Last of Chéri, and The Complete Stories of Colette. She died in 1954.

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