Therese / Edition 1

Therese / Edition 1

by Francois Mauriac
     
 

ISBN-10: 0140181539

ISBN-13: 2900140181530

Pub. Date: 03/01/1995

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group

From the moment she walks from court having been charged with attempting to poison her husband, to her banishment, escape to Paris, and final years of solitude and waiting, the life of Thérèse Desqueyroux is passionate and tortured. The victim of a hostile fate, Thérèse, as Mauriac said of her ‘belongs to that class of human beings …

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From the moment she walks from court having been charged with attempting to poison her husband, to her banishment, escape to Paris, and final years of solitude and waiting, the life of Thérèse Desqueyroux is passionate and tortured. The victim of a hostile fate, Thérèse, as Mauriac said of her ‘belongs to that class of human beings … for whom night can end only when life itself ends. All that is asked of them is that they should not resign themselves to night’s darkness.’ Thérèse’s moving and powerful story affirms the vitality of the human spirit, making her an unforgettable heroine.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900140181530
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/01/1995
Series:
Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics Series
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
320

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