A Passion in the Desert by Honoré de Balzac

Une Passion dans le désert
A Passion in the Desert

Une Passion dans le Dèsert is a story within a story.

The narrator and a woman have been to see a show put on by a M. Martin in which he works with animals. The woman wonders how he could have tamed the animals so much that he trusted them. The narrator says it is quite natural as beasts also have passions. Continue reading