Climates by Andre Maurois
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Written in 1928 by French biographer and novelist Andre Maurois, Climates became a best seller in France and all over Europe. The first 100,000 copies printed of its Russian translation sold out the day they appeared in Moscow bookstores. This magnificently written novel about a double conjugal failure is imbued with subtle yet profound psychological insights of a caliber that arguably rivals Tolstoy's.
"Starred Review. This lucid new translation of a novel originally published in 1928 probes the timeless complications, betrayals, and fascinations wrought by love...this new edition of Climates marks a valuable reintroduction to a neglected master." -Publishers Weekly
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André Maurois (18851967), born Emile Herzog, was a writer of considerable versatility who achieved success as a biographer, historian, and novelist. In 1938 he was elected to the Académie française. He is perhaps most famous for his biographical studies of Shelley, Disraeli, Byron, Proust, and Victor Hugo. Climats (Climates) was originally published in 1928.
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