Et Virginie, An Adolescent Love Story Set In An Exotic Indian Ocean Island, Was One Of The Literary Sensations Of The Age It Was A Huge Critical And Commercial Success In France And Abroad, A Precursor Of The Romantic Movement The Novel S Author, Jacques Henri Bernardin De Saint Pierre, Had Previously SpentMonths In The French Colony Of Ile De France Now Mauritius In This Extended Exposure To The Island Not Only Inspired Paul Et Trailer Û Journey to Mauritius (Lost & Found Classic Travel Writing) PDF by Ö Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre Virginie, But Also Led To One Of The Period S Fullest And Most Fascinating Accounts Of A Colonial Society And Its Daily LifeFirst Published In , Voyage A L Isle De France Is Now Available In This Newly Translated And Annotated Edition Journey To Mauritius Mixing Indignation With A Lyrical Appreciation Of The Island S Beauty, Bernardin Provides Us With One Of The Earliest Examples Of A Walking Guide As He Details Mauritius Sights And Landscapes An Introduction Sets This Travel Account In Its Historical Context, Discussing Bernardin S Life And Ideas

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