The Fruits of the Earth by André Gide

"The Fruits of the Earth" is a philosophical novel that follows the journey of a young man who abandons his home and travels around the world in search of pleasure and personal freedom. The protagonist's hedonistic pursuit of happiness and self-discovery leads him to various exotic locations where he indulges in sensual experiences and intellectual pursuits. The novel explores themes of existentialism, individualism, and the pursuit of personal desires, challenging conventional morality and societal norms.

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