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Young Man in Chains

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ISBN-10: 0374526753

ISBN-13: 9780374526757

Edition: N/A

Authors: Gerald Hopkins, Fran�ois Mauriac

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"This is Mauriac's first novel, and its appearance in English completes the collected presentation of his works here. Mauriac is the elder statesman of French literature and the Nobel prize-winner, and this small roman d'analyse, traditional in its concerns (he is the most profoundly Christian and Catholic of French writers), is also contemplative in its approach." - Kirkus Reviews
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Book details

List price: $14.00
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Publication date: 12/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 123
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.396

Fran�ois Mauriac was born in Bordeaux, France on October 11, 1885. He was a novelist, essayist, poet, and playwright. He studied at the University of Bordeaux and the �cole Nationale des Chartes at Paris before leaving to focus on writing. His first published work, a volume of poems entitled Joined Hands, was published in 1909. He was better known as a novelist. His novels include Young Man in Chains, The Stuff of Youth, The Kiss to the Leper, The Desert of Love, Vipers' Tangle, The Frontenac Mystery, The Unknown Sea, and A Woman of the Pharisees. His plays include Asmod�e and The Poorly Loved. Mauriac resisted the Nazi invaders and the Vichy regime consistently and courageously…