“My Parisian Nights by Agathe Godard, a pamphlet against boredom”

“My Parisian Nights by Agathe Godard, a pamphlet against boredom”
“My Parisian Nights by Agathe Godard, a pamphlet against boredom”

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The life of Agathe Godard is a novel that she did well to write. She comes from Aigurande in Berry, not far from George Sand’s home, but her childhood is more reminiscent of Hervé Bazin. She is the pharmacist’s daughter, who beats her with the dog’s leash. Despite this, she never abused the molecules from the family back room, and her story is the exact opposite of that of Isild Le Besco. Neither complaint nor settling of scores: not the style of the house.

Agathe Godard had many lovers, a first Spanish husband (jealous, therefore), another American (in New York) and a third who was a theater actor and pimp! There was enough to play the victim, but she preferred to put together a collection of cheerful and frivolous memories, funny and victorious, like her. With her blond hair, green eyes and slender legs, Agathe made friends wherever she went. She posed nude for the great photographer Lucien Clergue, but what seduced the whole world was above all her spirit…

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