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The desert world

Author: Pierre Jean Jouve; Lydia Davis
Publisher: Evanston, Ill. : Marlboro Press/Northwestern, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Early this century, a roman a trois between a woman and two homosexuals. The men are a Swiss painter and a French poet, the woman a Russian banker in Geneva. She is attracted to the painter intellectually and to the poet physically. She has an affair with the poet, destroying the relationship of all three.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Erotic fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre Jean Jouve; Lydia Davis
ISBN: 0810160188 9780810160187
OCLC Number: 34878869
Description: 125 pages ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Monde désert.
Responsibility: Pierre Jean Jouve ; translated by Lydia Davis.

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Set in Switzerland during the early twentieth century, The Desert World focuses on the troubled relationships uniting three remarkable characters: Jacques de Todi, the homosexual son of a pastor; Luc  Read more...

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"The milieu evoked is Catholic, European, and pastoral, a striking setting for a sensual relationship. . . . The author takes as his primary theme the interrelatedness of love and death, viewed here Read more...

 
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