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The Story of a Child

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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally importan ...more
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Published October 11th 2007 by BiblioLife (first published 1890)
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Portrait of Pierre Loti by his sister Marie Viaud

«Dans l'existence, surviennent des heures, des détails qui sembleraient n'avoir qu'une valeur de dernier ordre et qui se gravent minutieusement dans la mémoire, tandis que d'autres, mille fois plus importants, n'y laissent aucune trace.»

It is sad to observe that few people today still read Pierre Loti, the pseudonym for Louis Marie-Julien Viaud. He belongs to a long list of once famous authors, who are today classed as démodé. He was born in 1850
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Jul 31, 2014 Katrina rated it it was amazing
I think this is the same, the version I read was titled 'A Child's Romance' which I really like a lot more. This book is a true treasure, and I wish more had read it. For any that know exactly how deep the peter pan syndrome can send pangs of longing, this book is for you. It's the most beautiful sense of 'nothing gold can stay', I really loved this book. I will recommend it to anyone I think would appreciate the smallest moments in life.
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Louis Marie-Julien Viaud (January 14, 1850 - June 10, 1923) was a writer, who used the pseudonym Pierre Loti.

Viaud was born in Rochefort, Charente-Maritime, France, to an old Protestant family.[1] His education began in Rochefort, but at the age of seventeen, being destined for the navy, he entered the naval school in Brest and studied on Le Borda. He gradually rose in his profession, attaining th
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