Strait is the Gate (Penguin Modern Classics)

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A 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 and body.

A devastating exploration of aestheticism taken to extremes, Strait is the Gate is a novel of haunting beauty that stimulates the mind and the emotions.

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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd. Book Condition: New. 2001. Paperback. Jerome Palissier spends many summers at his uncle's house in the Normandy countryside. There he falls in love with his cousin Alissa and she with him. But gradually she 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. Translator(s): Bussy, Dorothy. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 9. Weight in Grams: 102. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780141185248

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