Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Catharine; with portrait of author by Jules…

Catharine; with portrait of author

by Jules Sandeau

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingConversations
Recently added byAlleghenyHYP, TrysB



Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

This is the story of a village curate who gives all his money away to the poor and has none left to take care of his own meager needs. He does not even have a sou to buy new vestments to replace the ragged surplice he and his assistants wear. The festival of the patron saint of the village is coming up and the Priest's niece Catharine decides to take up a collection to refurbish the church and the wardrobe. However, she is warned not to go to the chateau of the Count de Sougeres, a notoriously wicked man. of course, you know, that is exactly where she goes. Instead of the count she meets his son Roger who is quite smitten with the attractive girl and gives her a large donation with the stipulation that she come and visit him again. He sends baskets of food to the church and silver candlesticks for the altar. Catharine is flattered by the attention at first but suspects an imminent assault upon her virtue. Her childhood beau, Claude, is furious with Roger's attentions [and 'intentions'] to Catharine and...but i shan't give away the plot. Read it!
  TrysB | Jun 30, 2012 |
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
First words
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English


Book description
Haiku summary

No descriptions found.

No library descriptions found.

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio

Popular covers



Average: No ratings.

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.


You are using the new servers! | About | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 118,639,531 books! | Top bar: Always visible