Thirty-three years-old and recently divorced, Renée Néré has begun a new life on her own, supporting herself as a music-hall artist. Maxime, a rich and idle bachelor, intrudes on her independent existence and offers his love and the comforts of marriage. A provincial tour puts distance between them and enables Renée, in a moving series of leters and meditations, to resolve alone the struggle between her need to be loved and her need to have a life and work of her own.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gbill - LibraryThing
Colette based The Vagabond on her own life, the period when she turned to performing on the stage following her divorce from her first husband for his infidelities. She had already written the very ... Read full review
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I do not as a rule re-read books. But when I do, I become thoroughly convinced that one never re-reads a book anymore than one steps into the same river twice. This is my third reading of Colette's ... Read full review