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Cover for Abandoned
Isbn: 978-87-2666-626-7
Publisher: Saga Egmont
Novels Historic facsimile Romance
Accessible since: February 2023



Laying the foundations for films such as ‘Mother and Child,’ starring Naomi Watts and Samuel L Jackson, ‘Abandoned’ packs a lot into a short space.

As a younger woman, Madame de Cadour gave birth to an illegitimate son. She and her then-lover, Henri put the child up for adoption, but she has wondered about him ever since.

40 years later, she decides to try and find him with Henri’s help, and her husband is oblivious to the whole thing.

Will Madame de Cadour and Henri find their son, or are some things best left unresolved?

A haunting short story of love, loss, and betrayal, ´Abandoned´ is perfect for fans of Kristin Harmel's ´When We Meet Again´.

Hailed as one of the pioneers of the modern short story, Henri Ren Albert Guy de Maupassant (1850 - 1893) was born in Dieppe, France. After his parents’ divorce, Maupassant was cared for by his mother who had a passion for literature.

During his secondary education, he was introduced to the acclaimed novelist, Gustave Flaubert, who was to play a prominent part in Maupassant’s literary career.

The Franco-Prussian War saw the author enlist in the Navy, and his experiences influenced many of his books, including ‘Boule de Suif.’ Flaubert was to take him under his wing after the war, introducing him to realist and naturalist authors, such as Émile Zola and Ivan Turgenev.

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