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Strait is the Gate Strait is the Gate PDF/EPUB ì Strait is PDF/EPUB ² strait pdf, gate pdf, Strait is free, Strait is the GateStrait is the Gate eBookA delicate boy growing up in Paris, Jerome Palissier spends many summers at his uncle s house in the Normandy countryside, where the whole world seems steeped in azure There he falls deeply in love with his cousin Alissa and she with him But gradually Alissa becomes convinced that Jerome s love for her is endangering his soul In the interests of his salvation, she decides to suppress everything that is beautiful in herself in both mind Strait is PDF/EPUB ² and body.


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  1. Manny Manny says:

    Strait is the Gate PDF/EPUB ì Strait is PDF/EPUB ² strait pdf, gate pdf, Strait is free, Strait is the GateStrait is the Gate eBookGide said that he meant this book to be treated as one half of a pair, together with L Immoraliste I took him at his word and read them in rapid succession By the way, I should say this was atypical I m a when all else fails, read the instructions kind of person, but I found both books together at a second hand bookstore and it seemed silly not to do what he said.Looking at other reviews, I seem to have a fairly different take on t


  2. Shovelmonkey1 Shovelmonkey1 says:

    Strait is the Gate PDF/EPUB ì Strait is PDF/EPUB ² strait pdf, gate pdf, Strait is free, Strait is the GateStrait is the Gate eBookThis book is been hailed as one of the most sensous and sublime love stories of the 19th century, as well as being one of Andre Gide s most vaunted publications Me I have no basis for comment or comparison at this time as this was my first tentative foray into the world of Andre Gide I don t think it will be my last but I don t think I will be charging out the door to clasp all of his other publications lovingly to my bosom It also seems a little ironic that a gay Frenchman produced one of t This book is been hailed as one of the most sensous and sublime love stories of the 19th century, as well as being one of Andre Gide s most vaunted publications Me I have no basis for comment or comparison at this time as this was my first tentative foray into the world of Andre Gide I don t think it will be my l


  3. Mary Durrant Mary Durrant says:

    Strait is the Gate PDF/EPUB ì Strait is PDF/EPUB ² strait pdf, gate pdf, Strait is free, Strait is the GateStrait is the Gate eBookA haunting tale of doomed love.Sad, powerful and deeply moving.Stimulates the emotions with beautiful prose.Such a sad ending


  4. gwayle gwayle says:

    Strait is the Gate PDF/EPUB ì Strait is PDF/EPUB ² strait pdf, gate pdf, Strait is free, Strait is the GateStrait is the Gate eBookThe worst kind of person is one who uses the love of another to hurt herself, someone Alissa who willfully provokes feelings in another Jerome then uses th


  5. John David John David says:

    Strait is the Gate PDF/EPUB ì Strait is PDF/EPUB ² strait pdf, gate pdf, Strait is free, Strait is the GateStrait is the Gate eBookAs with most all of Gide s best novels, this one concerns the anxiety and yearning at the heart of human experience A very young Jerome Palissier regularly spends holidays at the house of his aunt and uncle s estate in Fongueusemare in rural Normandy One day, he happens upon his cousin Alissa, who is distraught at her aloof, hypochondriacal mother Both desperate to rescue her and drawn by a genuine affection, Jerome takes it upon hims


  6. David David says:

    Strait is the Gate PDF/EPUB ì Strait is PDF/EPUB ² strait pdf, gate pdf, Strait is free, Strait is the GateStrait is the Gate eBookIs Andre Gide always pointing in the wrong direction And does he ever have any fun Can someone please tell him that the First World War s coming and that very soon we re all going to be living in a world of if it s a bit warm, take off your jacket You don t have to move your entire household 200 miles to the north I think I d probably have been kinder if the secret diary had beenfun A book with a boring secret diary That s just rubbish, isn t it


  7. Kirsty Kirsty says:

    Strait is the Gate PDF/EPUB ì Strait is PDF/EPUB ² strait pdf, gate pdf, Strait is free, Strait is the GateStrait is the Gate eBook Strait is the Gate is, for some reason, the first of Andre Gide s books which I have read, despite his having been on my radar for years I had written his name upon the list of authors whom I hoped to get to during 2017, and also thought that he would be a great inclusion upon my Reading the World list First published in France in 1909, and in Dorothy Bussy s 1924 translation, I could not pass up the chance of adding yet another marvellous classic of French literature to my list Strait is the Strait is the Gate is, for some reason, the first of Andre Gide s books which I have read, despite his having been on my radar for years I had written his na


  8. Stephen Durrant Stephen Durrant says:

    Strait is the Gate PDF/EPUB ì Strait is PDF/EPUB ² strait pdf, gate pdf, Strait is free, Strait is the GateStrait is the Gate eBookMuch about this novel could lead some current readers to brush it aside, maybe even with a sneer overheated teenage romanticism, a struggle with a literalistic but now somewhat passee notion of what Protestant devotion should be, frequent Biblical references and quotations, a somewhat old fashioned use of letters and diary entries to present several points of view, etc But I confess this novel enthralled me precisely because I have seen in my own religious tradition so many of the same tende Much about this novel could lead some current readers to brush it aside, maybe even with a sneer overheated teenage romanticism, a struggle with a literalistic but now somewhat passee notion of what Protestant devotion should be, frequent Biblical references and quotations, a somewhat old fashioned use of letters and diary entries to present several points of view, etc But I confess this nov


  9. Bruce Bruce says:

    Strait is the Gate PDF/EPUB ì Strait is PDF/EPUB ² strait pdf, gate pdf, Strait is free, Strait is the GateStrait is the Gate eBookThis review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here This novel, sometimes translated into English as Strait is the Gate after a passage from the Gospel of St Luke, was published in 1909 It is at once searing and haunting, often misunderstood and misinterpreted, and remains forever enigmatic The young and earnest man Jerome falls in love with his cousin Alissa She in turn has suffered the awareness of her mother s infidelity and eventual abandonment of the family by running off with her current lover Aware of Alissa s despair, Jerome deter


  10. Leonard Leonard says:

    Strait is the Gate PDF/EPUB ì Strait is PDF/EPUB ² strait pdf, gate pdf, Strait is free, Strait is the GateStrait is the Gate eBookLe Havre, France view spoilerStrait is the Gateis a story of love between a man and a woman But it is a love beyond the love of a man and a woman They sought mental love, which is akin to divine union the love through union with God, the fellowship of the Father and Son and Holy Spirit They sought a love without happiness, a love too elusive between two mortals, a love at once holy, pure and sublime, which our mortal passions would likely taint In the end they must give up Le Havre, France view spoilerStrait is the Gateis a story of love between a man and a woman But it is a love beyond the love of a man and a woman They sought mental love, which is akin to divine union the love through union with God, the fellowship of the Father and Son and Holy


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