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The two begin an affair both carnal and innocent, and she quickly becomes to him the real France, its beating heart and an object of pure longing. A Sport and a Pastime Book cover.

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The book feels utterly true. Earning the love of a nation means first risking his heart. In a few minutes he rolls her over and puts it in as if the intermission were ended.