Rod Édouard – The Innocent
Rod Édouard – The Innocent: The rumor and slander! The son of the “castellans” of a small village of the Jura married a “foreign”. And she was very familiar with a young man from the region. Could the son of the couple be illegitimate? The right people have decided it is definitely a “drag”. Ostracism, aggression … the reprobation of the townspeople swells and manifests itself … Can the public rumor kill? Certainly.
Édouard Rod, born in 1857 in Ropraz, is a Vaudois writer, established in Paris in 1879. A renowned critic, he first wrote “naturalistic” novels in the manner of Émile Zola and then released himself from this influence. attaches to presenting cases of conscience, moral dilemmas. He died in Grasse in 1910.