Lafcadio's adventures / André Gide ; translated from the French by Dorothy Bussy.
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|Indiana State Library - Indianapolis||ISLM PQ2613.I2 L3 (Text)||0000102221611||General book||Available||-|
|West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette||FIC GID (Text)||31951002866652||Main Floor - Fiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 0394700961
- ISBN: 9780394700960
- Physical Description: 242 pages ; 19 cm.
- Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, .
- Copyright: ©1953.
Originally issued as Les caves du Vatican.
Originally released in 1925 by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Book I. Anthime Armand-Dubois -- Book II. Julius de Baraglioul -- Book III. Amédée Fleurissoire -- Book IV. The millipede -- Book V. Lafcadio.
When Lafcadio Wluiki, a street-smart nineteen-year-old in 1890s Paris, learns that he's heir to an ailing French nobleman's fortune, he's seized by wanderlust. Traveling through Rome in expensive new clothes, he becomes entangled in a Church extortion scandal involving an imprisoned Pope, a skittish purveyor of graveyard statuary, an atheist-turned-believer on the edge of insolvency, and all manner of wastrels, swindlers, aristocrats, adventurers, and pickpockets.
Text in English and French.
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