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TWENTY-FOUR HOURS IN THE LIFE OF A WOMAN has been published in 1927.

In Monaco, a wealthy widow, who's 42 years old, spends her spare time observing the hands of the gamblers. One night, she remarks a compulsive gambler, a young man who suddenly leaves the casino in a desperate state of mind. Fearing that he might commit suicide, she follows him and spends the night with him. The next day, the young man promises to her that he will give up his habit and return home. But his obsession will be stronger than his wish.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1600-1899 Life of a profession:    -   gambler Job/Profession/Status story    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   gambler Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Eastern European


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   5 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France Misc setting    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only Amount of dialog    -   little dialog

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