The Vagabond by Colette

This novel follows the journey of Renée Néré, a 33-year-old divorcee who, after enduring the betrayal and abandonment of her husband, embarks on a path of self-discovery and independence through her work as a music hall dancer. Set in early 20th-century France, the narrative delves into themes of love, freedom, and the quest for personal identity against the backdrop of societal expectations. As Renée grapples with the allure of new love and the prospect of sacrificing her newfound autonomy, the story explores the complexities of the human heart and the courage required to live life on one's own terms. Through her introspective and resilient protagonist, the author offers a poignant examination of the struggles and triumphs of a woman seeking to redefine herself beyond the confines of conventional relationships.

The 3491st greatest book of all time


Published
1910
Nationality
French
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
French

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