In a country house deep in the Bordeaux vineyards an old man - a prosperous lawyer risen to wealth from the peasantry - writes a curse on his grasping wife, children and grandchildren, plotting their disinheritance as the consummate pleasure of a life built on avarice.
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François Mauriac (1885-1970) was the French Catholic author of novels, plays, essays and political commentary who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1952.
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Book Description Penguin Classic, 1990. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140181520