Félicité is a French maid who is devoted to helping her mistress and her two children navigate their new life following her husband’s untimely death. Despite her lack of formal skills, Félicité is an endearing figure who brings warmth and stability into their lives.
In nineteenth century France, Félicité works as a loyal housemaid to her mistress, Madame Aubain. She tends to her two children and is a constant source of support for the family. Félicité is a hard worker whose reputation precedes her. She’s known for her kindness, compassion and morals. Despite her tragic upbringing, Félicité manages to find joy in every part of her life. A Simple Soul is a testament to her faith, resilience and enduring spirit.
A Simple Soul is a character-driven novella that highlights the ups and downs of a meek existence. Félicité is a pure soul who makes the most of what she has and shares what she can. This story is a celebration of unsung heroes who work in the shadows but are never given their due.
With an eye-catching new cover, and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of A Simple Soul is both modern and readable.