The Counterfeiters: A Novel

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, May 2, 2012 - Fiction - 480 pages
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A young artist pursues a search for knowledge through the treatment of homosexuality and the collapse of morality in middle class France.
 

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This is the surprising interwoven and sexually obscure tale of young men in Paris around the turn of the twentieth century. It was written in 1925 and is a rated classic for the `book within a book ... Read full review

Contents

The Luxembourg Gardens
3
The Profitendieus
10
Bernard and Olivier
25
Bernard Awakens
56
vrn Edouard and Laura
66
Edouard and Olivier
76
Bernard and Laura
126
Olivier Visits the Comte De Passavant
136
At the Vedels
235
The First Day of the Term
253
Olivier and Armand
282
The Argonauts Dinner
290
Olivier and Edouard
306
Pauline
317
Edouard Warns George
356
Boris
389

From Bernard to Olivier
169
Bernard and Laura
195
From Olivier to Bernard
212
Oscar Molinier
225
Contents
405
sacorvo NOTEBOOK
425
Newspaper Clippings
455
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About the author (2012)

AndrE Gide (1869-1951) was a French author who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1947. He began his writings at the start of the symbolist movement and was most widely known for his fictional and autobiographical works. Among his best-known works are "The Counterfeiters, The Immoralist, Lafcadio's Adventures, Strait Is the Gate, "and the "Journals.

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