Les Caves Du Vatican
Publish date: 1974
Publisher: Collection Prestige De La Litterature
Pages no: 264
Edition language: Spanish
, European Literature
, 20th Century
, French Literature
, Nobel Prize
Why do we behave the way that we do? Psychologists would argue about nature versus nurture, but they rarely go so far as to talk about the ongoing pressures that family and society and law and religion and culture have on us as adults. André Gide’s The Vatican Cellars, originally published in 1914, ...
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