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Jarmila (1998) [Novel]
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Set in the idyllic landscape of rural Bohemia in the 1930s, this is the tragic love story of Jarmila, the village beauty, and a toy maker who falls under her siren spell. The wife of the far older local feather-merchant, Jarmila enjoys all the pleasures her husband's wealth can buy, yet still longs for true love which she hopes to find in her affair with the penniless toy-maker. When she conceives a child by him, he urges her to leave her husband for a life of love and freedom in New York. Guilt-ridden and suddenly facing a destitute life in a strange country, Jarmila refuses lo leave. Her devastated lover asks for one more meeting and tragedy ensues.

Original title: Jarmila
Original languages: German

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Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

Edition #1: Jarmila

Jarmila (1998)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Rebecca Morrison & Petra Howard-Wuerz
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Jarmila (1998)


ISBN: 1901285294

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