This is Andreas Gide's 1931 novella, Two Symphonies . It's the story of a blind girl who is adopted by a pastor with a large family, and describes the unfortunate turmoil and friction that ensue. This marvellous tale is highly recommended for fans of Gide's work, and would make for a fantastic addition to any collection. Andre Paul Guillaume Gide (1869 1951) was a French author who won the 1947 Nobel Prize in Literature. His work often takes on the form of an exploration of freedom, and is inseparable from his endeavours to attain intellectual sincerity. Many classic books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.