The Devil's Pool

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: George Sand

Narrated By: J.M. Smallheer

Publisher: LibriVox

Date: January 2011

Duration: 3 hours 36 minutes

Summary:

George Sand (the pen name of Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin 1804-1876) is famous for flaunting the convertions of behaviour expected of women of her standing in France at the time and for her numerous romantic liaisons including her long standing affair with Frederic Chopin. The Devil’s Pool (published in 1846 as La Mare au Diable) is one of several short pastoral novels drawn from her childhood experiences in the rural French region of Berri. It tells the story of a young widower, Germain, who, at the insistence of his father-in-law, sets out to remarry so that he will have someone to help raise his three young children. (Summary by J. M. Smallheer)

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