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Confessions, volumes 3 and 4

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“The smallest, the most trifling pleasure that is conveniently within my reach, tempts me more than all the joys of paradise.”
Here again is the youthful, hero-worshipping Jean-Jacques – displaying an emotional immaturity that leads him into picaresque escapades in the company of transients and misfits, always ending in reunion with mother-surrogate Madame de Warens.
In a literally unprecedented gesture of self-revelation, Rousseau opens Volume 3 exposing himself indecently in dark alleyways. This 1903 edition fails to appreciate the humorous strangeness of the passage and removes it to protect the reader.(Summary by Martin Geeson)
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