Indiana

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HarperCollins Canada, Dec 15, 2012 - Fiction - 200 pages
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Trapped in a marriage to a domineering soldier, love-starved and submissive Indiana searches for someone to desire her deeply and passionately. While she looks for love, she is pursued relentlessly by a charming, rakish neighbour who has already seduced her maid. Written by Amandine Aurore Dupin and published under the name of George Sand, Indiana is a romantic tale of a woman's journey into passion that details what happens between good women and bad men.

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User Review  - hemlokgang - LibraryThing

This an interesting novel. While, if you occasionally enjoy a good melodrama, this is a good selection, I found it inconsistent at times. The protagonist is a classically ethereal beauty who is ... Read full review

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User Review  - JVioland - LibraryThing

Written by the notorious Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin - pen name: George Sand, who flaunted convention this is never-the-less a romantic novel. Female desire constrained by society - a little more risque than Jane Austen's work and set in France and a colonial possession of France. Read full review

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About the author (2012)

George Sand is the pen name of Amantine Lucile Aurore Dupin, Baroness Dudevant, a 19th century French novelist and memoirist. Sand is best known for her novels Indiana, Lélia, and Consuelo, and for her memoir A Winter in Majorca, in which she reflects on her time on the island with Chopin in 1838-39. A champion of the poor and working classes, Sand was an early socialist who published her own newspaper using a workers’ co-operative and scorned gender conventions by wearing men’s clothing and smoking tobacco in public. George Sand died in France in 1876.

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