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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User Review  - HadriantheBlind - LibraryThing

A tangled web of a novel. Drifts from one character to the next. Good conversations and a pretty exciting plot. Assume everyone is gay until proven otherwise. Read full review

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User Review  - GarySeverance - LibraryThing

Andre Gide’s "The Counterfeiters" is a novel about individual development in a society structured by deceit. The French writer began the novel after World War I and continued working on it for years ... Read full review

Contents

The Luxembourg Gardens
3
The Profitendieus
10
Bernard and Olivier
25
Bernard Awakens
56
Edouard and Olivier
76
xW Olivier Visits the Comte De Passavant
136
Vincent and Lilian
142
From Bernard to Olivier
169
Edouards Journal Oscar Molinier
225
Edouards Journal At the Vedels
235
The First Day of the Term
253
The Argonauts Dinner
290
Olivier and Edouard
306
Contents
405
SECOND NOTEBOOK
425
Newspaper Clippings
455

Bernard and Laura
195

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About the author (2012)

André Gide was born in Paris in 1869 and died there in 1951. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1947. His works include The Immoralist, The Counterfeiters, Strait is the Gate, the autobiography If It Die . . . , and three volumes of Journals. He also wrote plays, essays, short stories, and books of travel.

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