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Madeleine begins with a quotation in French: Aux faiseurs ou faiseuses de Romans, l’histoire de ma vie et celle de ma mort. Le Testament de Clyante. “Le Testament de Clyante,” or “The Will of Clyante” is a piece in a 17th-century collection of poetry and prose called Recueil des pièces en prose,  published by Charles [...]

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It is a great pleasure to introduce the full text of Hope Mirrlees’ first novel, Madeleine: One of Love’s Jansenists, to the web. Madeleine is almost impossible to acquire as a physical book unless you have access to one of the handful of libraries worldwide that hold a copy. The publication of this copy rests [...]

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