Light shelfwear to edges and covers. DJ in mylar cover. Library discard with usual marks and attachments, pocket removed. Pages tight and clean. 188 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1973. ISBN: 0672517612. Translated by Rosette Letellier and Robert Bullen. The compelling story of a woman torn between her hunger for worldly pleasures, and her quest for spiritual purity. It is a subtly shaded portrait of a tortured soul who flees the brutality and the bliss of carnal love for the peace of the convent, only to discover that there is no earthly refuge from life, no possible escape from one's own nature.