Jean-Cristophe Series

The central character, Jean-Christophe Krafft, is a German musician of Belgian extraction, a composer of genius whose life is depicted from cradle to grave. He undergoes great hardships and spiritual struggles, balancing his pride in his own talents with the necessity of earning a living and taking care of those around him. Tormented by injustices against his friends, forced to flee on several occasions as a result of his brushes with authority and his own conscience, he finally finds peace in a remote corner of Switzerland before returning in triumph to Paris a decade later.

1 - Jean-Christophe, vol 1 - Dawn, Morning, Youth, Revolt
2 - Jean Christophe: In Paris
3 - Jean-Christophe: Journey's End

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