The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard by Anatole France
Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1929. International Collectors Library.
Sylvestre Bonnard, an elderly and highly esteemed scholar, encounters unexpected problems when he embarks upon a search for an ancient ecclesiastical literary document that takes him from Paris to Sicily and then into his own life history. For the sake of justice and love, he ends up committing acts that at best are of doubtful legality.