The Satin Slipper by Paul Claudel

"The Satin Slipper" is a complex and symbolic narrative that explores the themes of love, faith, and destiny. Set in the 16th century, the story revolves around two characters, a Spanish conquistador and a married lady of the Spanish court, who are deeply in love but are kept apart by their respective duties and responsibilities. Their love story is intertwined with historical events and mythical elements, creating a rich tapestry of human emotions and spiritual contemplations.

The 2062nd greatest book of all time


Published
1929
Nationality
French
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
French

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