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. Book Condition: Good. New edition. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP17145888
Book Description Penguin Classic. Paperback. Book Condition: VERY GOOD. Very Good: Cover and pages show some wear from reading and storage. May have light creases on the cover and binding. Bookseller Inventory # 2665574232