The Immoralist
by Andre Gide

A rich, spoiled scholar marries to please his dying father, contracts tuberculosis, and decides the life of the senses is better than a life of civility. He chooses to spend his time traveling around the Mediterranean area, mixing with poor thieves while his wife is dying.

Year Read: 1976


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