What immediate force of recognition! Cry us a river. No practical recourse, and, worse, no emotional recourse. And that her husband is actually fucking her little sister? The trouble is that Elisa is completely, utterly besotted by Gilles, regardless. She only wants him back, and she is prepared to quietly hold her ground until he grows tired of the affair.
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Set among the dusty lanes and rolling valleys of rural s Belgium, La Femme de Gilles is the tale of a young mother, Elisa, whose world is overturned when she discovers that her husband, Gilles, has fallen in love with her younger sister, Victorine.
Devastated, Elisa unravels. Just after her novel was first published in , Madeleine Bourdouxhe disassociated herself from her publisher which had been taken over by the Nazis and spent most of World War II in Brussels, actively working for the resistance. Though she continued to write, her work was largely overlooked by history. Read it and rage and then do something. Add to Cart. Also available from:.
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