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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Review: The VagabondUser Review - Dvora - Goodreads
It's been a few years since I read this, the first book by Colette that I ever read. And I must say that my reaction to the ending is much different than it was the first or second time. Then I was disappointed. Now I understand. Read full review
Review: The VagabondUser Review - Molly Ringle - Goodreads
A simple enough story--a woman trying to decide between independence and marriage--but told with astonishingly beautiful elegance. Brings moments and relatable emotions and sensations to life so ... Read full review