The Desert Of Love by François Mauriac

The novel explores the complex emotional landscapes of a father and son, both infatuated with the same alluring woman, Maria Cross. Set against the backdrop of early 20th-century France, the narrative delves into the psychological turmoil and moral dilemmas faced by the two men as they vie for the affection of Maria, who remains an elusive and enigmatic figure in their lives. The story examines themes of obsession, unrequited love, and the generational divide, ultimately revealing the profound loneliness and desires that drive human behavior and the inevitable disappointments that come with idealizing another person.

The 6213th greatest book of all time


Published
1925
Nationality
French
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
French

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