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Gemini (1975) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Jean and Paul are identical twins. Outsiders, even their parents, cannot tell them apart, and call them Jean-Paul. The mysterious bond between them excludes all others; they speak their own language; they are one perfectly harmonious unit; they are, in all innocence, lovers. For Paul, this unity is paradise, but as they grow up Jean rebels against it. He takes a mistress and deserts his brother, but Paul sets out to follow him in a pilgrimage that leads all around the world, through places that reflect their separation--the mirrored halls of Venice, the Zen gardens of Japan, the newly divided city of Berlin. The exquisite love story of Jean-Paul is set against the ugliness and pain of human existence.

Original title: Les Météores
Original languages: French


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

Edition #1: Gemini

Gemini (1981)
Awards: Scott Moncrieff Prize for Translation (1982)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Anne Carter
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Manifested in:

Gemini (1997)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Baltimore
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
ISBN: 0801857767
Dimensions: x x
Pages: 452

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