The Pastoral Symphony

To mark the fiftieth anniversary of Andre Gide's death, Robert Glenister reads his novel about a Protestant pastor who is taken to an isolated farmhouse to give the last rites to an old woman and discovers a blind idiot girl cowering in a corner.

When he takes her home with him, the seeds are sown for a domestic tragedy.

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To mark the fiftieth anniversary of Andre Gide's death, Robert Glenister reads his novel about a Protestant pastor who is taken to an isolated farmhouse to give the last rites to an old woman and discovers a blind idiot girl cowering in a corner.

When he takes her home with him, the seeds are sown for a domestic tragedy.

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