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 - Acia - LibraryThing
This is the first book I read by Colette. I thought it was witty, inspiring, full of life and personality. One of my favorite sentences already towards the end, on page 211: ' Who is the full-mouthed ancestor who goes on barking inside me with a violence not only verbal but sentimental?'. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - lucybrown - LibraryThing
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