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Symphonie pastorale

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Symphonie pastorale by André Gide is a beautifully written novel that explores complex themes of love, redemption, and forgiveness. The story follows a pastor who takes in a blind girl, hoping to lead her towards a more fulfilling life. However, as their relationship deepens, the pastor is forced to confront his own feelings and desires, ultimately leading to a powerful and tragic conclusion.

Gide's prose is both poetic and thought-provoking, drawing the reader into the emotional turmoil of the characters. The pastor's internal struggles are portrayed with great depth and sensitivity, making his journey all the more poignant and relatable. The novel also delves into themes of morality and human nature, prompting readers to reflect on their own beliefs and values.

Overall, Symphonie pastorale is a compelling and thought-provoking read that will stay with readers long after they have finished the book. Its exploration of love, redemption, and forgiveness make it a timeless classic that is sure to resonate with a wide range of readers.

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Un pasteur recueille dans sa famille une jeune fille aveugle et non éduquée. Un attachement, un sentiment naît. Cécité physique, cécité psychologique, amour, clairvoyance … et principes éducatifs …
Un magnifique roman psychologique dont les personnages principaux, Gertrude, le pasteur, Amélie son épouse, Jacques leur fils sont ciselés finement par André Gide.
Chaque phrase a son importance. Un texte superbe.
Voici le journal intime tenu par le pasteur…


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