I was just going to do it, monsieur; but I saw a woman meet him. At that moment I said to myself: 'Perhaps it's monsieur and madame, who have taken a fancy to walk a bit before daybreak; ' and I went back to bed. But this morning I heard Lelievre talking about a thief whose tracks he had seen in the park, and I said to myself: 'There's something under this.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser 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
LibraryThing ReviewUser 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