Book Title: La duchesse de Langeais
Author: George Orwell
Format: Paperback | 405 pages
Publication Date: 17 May 2007
The General slipped aside behind the curtain lest the dreadful tumult within him should appear in his face; even in the shadow it seemed to him that he could still see the Superior's piercing eyes. He was afraid of her; she held his little, frail, hardly-won happiness in her hands; and he, who had never quailed under a triple row of guns, now trembled before this nun.