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Download PDF by Robert Dessaix: ARABESQUES: A Tale of Double Lives

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By Robert Dessaix

One Sunday afternoon in a secluded valley in Normandy, Robert Dessaix chanced upon the citadel the place the 20th-century French author Andre Gide spent his formative years. Recalling the thrill he felt while he first learn Gide as undefined, Dessaix units off to recapture what it used to be that after drew him so strongly to this enigmatic figure.

On a magic carpet experience from Lisbon to the sting of the Sahara, from Paris to the south of France and Algiers, he's taking us to the areas the place the Nobel Prize profitable writer, in methods nonetheless scandalous to trendy sensibilities, lived out his unconventional rules approximately love, marriage, sexuality and religion.

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‘Magical and alluring … those arabesques have enough money the reader inordinate pleasure.’ Livres-Hebdo (France)

‘Surrender to the ravishments first, wander away, skid with delighted indecisiveness around the mosaic tile of every web page. enterprise out with the writer onto the roads and dizzying crossroads he negotiates as he plots a path among previous and current, outdated haunts and new horizons, within the lands of Araby …’ The Age

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