Eternity, My Beloved, by Jean Sulivan

The Prodigal Son may have left home because home was permeated with a fainthearted love-a prudent and stunted love-that made him want to get away. So suggests Jerome Strozzi, the main character of this novel by the late Jean Sulivan. "After we pass through the valley where souls are formed, there will no longer be families, but only persons-that is to say, friends. And woe to you if your wives or your husbands were not friends," Strozzi adds.

 

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