Paul et Virginie
Publisher: Schoenhof Foreign Books
Edition language: English
Have recourse to your books, then, The wise men who have written before our days are travelers who have preceded us in the paths of misfortune, and who stretch out a friendly hand towards us, and invite us to join their society, when we are abandoned by everything else. A good book is a good friend....
The pious author deplores an imaginary innocence lost, embellished according to his saviour-virgin fantasies.
This classic French novel, which for the first 100 pages appears to combine the more nauseating aspects of The Blue Lagoon and Uncle Tom's Cabin, is trickier than it looks and will leave you crying like a baby.______________________________________I must admit that I was completely fooled by this bo...
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