The Passion Summary
Jeanette Winterson

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The Passion Summary

In The Passion, the young Frenchman Henri, sent to fight in the Napoleonic wars, meets a Venetian woman with webbed feet, Villanelle, in Russia. Together, they flee from the grande armee. Henri falls in love with her, though Villanelle's heart is with another. Henri kills Villanelle's husband and winds up in prison, where Villanelle visits him, eventually bearing his child though refusing to marry him.

As the novel begins, Henri, a new recruit...

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