"Froth on the Daydream" is a tragic love story set in a surreal world. The protagonist is a wealthy young man who marries a woman he loves deeply. However, their bliss is short-lived when she develops a strange illness - a water lily growing in her lung. As her health deteriorates, so does their wealth and social standing, leading to a bleak and heartbreaking end. This novel is a poignant exploration of love, loss, and the harsh realities of life, all set within a fantastical and dreamlike landscape.
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- 10th on Le Monde's 100 Books of the Century (Le Monde)
- 13th on The 500 best books of all time from Culture Café users (Culture Café)
- 66th on In Which These Are the 100 Greatest Novels (ThisRecording.com)
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