By André Gide
"- Depuis quelque temps, des pièces de fausse monnaie circulent. J'en suis averti. Je n'ai pas encore réussi à découvrir leur provenance. Mais je sais que le jeune Georges - tout naïvement je veux le croire - est un de ceux qui s'en servent et les mettent en stream. Ils sont quelques-uns, de l'âge de votre neveu, qui se prêtent à ce honteux trafic. Je ne mets pas en doute qu'on abuse de leur innocence et que ces enfants sans discernement ne jouent le rôle de dupes entre les mains de quelques coupables aînés."
À propos de André Gide
Né le 22 novembre 1869 à Paris, André Gide fait partie de l'entourage littéraire de Mallarmé et de Valéry dès 1891. Il fonde avec quelques amis l. a. Nouvelle Revue Française en 1908, donnant trois ans plus tard aux Éditions de los angeles N.R.F. l'une de leurs toutes premières guides, Isabelle. Par son œuvre, ses prises de place, ses nombreuses amitiés et ses voyages, il exerce durant l'entre-deux-guerres et au-delà un véritable magistère. Il reçoit le prix Nobel de Littérature en 1947 et meurt à Paris le 19 février 1951.
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