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Description - Arabesques: A Tale of Double Lives by Robert Dessaix

One Sunday afternoon in a secluded valley in Normandy, Robert Dessaix chanced upon the castle where the 20th-century French writer Andre Gide spent his childhood. Recalling the excitement he felt when he first read Gide as a teenager, Dessaix sets off to recapture what it was that once drew him so strongly to this enigmatic figure. On a magic carpet ride from Lisbon to the edge of the Sahara, from Paris to the south of France and Algiers, he takes us to the places where the Nobel Prize winning author, in ways still scandalous to modern sensibilities, lived out his unconventional ideas about love, marriage, sexuality and religion.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781925589009
ISBN-10: 1925589005
Format: Paperback / softback
(210mm x 315mm x mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Xoum
Publisher: Brio Books
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2017
Country of Publication: Australia

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