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Désirade:

see GuadeloupeGuadeloupe
, overseas department and administrative region of France (2015 est. pop. 450,000), 687 sq mi (1,779 sq km), in the Leeward Islands, West Indies. The department comprises the neighboring islands of Basse-Terre and Grande-Terre (Guadeloupe proper) as well as
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He always refuses star treatment and queues patiently at the van at the marina of St Francois to pay his 22 Euros for a return trip to La Desirade, one of the islands that makes up the French dependency of Guadeloupe..
Guadeloupe is surrounded by the small islands La Desirade, Marie Galante, and Les Saintes.
This part of L'invention des desirades is especially Rimbaldian in postulating the political power of Eros and calling for a melding of races and peoples to produce a new social entity with new dynamism, in using alchemy as signifier of future transmutations, and in bathing the psyche in archetypal images such as the sun.
Detection of major genes for susceptibility to leprosy and its subtypes in a Caribbean island: Desirade island.