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The Moon and Sixpence

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Length: 287 pages5 hours

Summary

Based on the life of Paul Gauguin, "The Moon and Sixpence" is the story of Charles Strickland, an English banker who walks away from a life of privilege to pursue his passion to become a painter. Strickland leaves London for Paris and ultimately Tahiti. "The Moon and Sixpence" is the story of the demands that can be placed on a tortured artistic soul and the lives that it touches.

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