From the back cover:
As You Desire is a story of personal healing set in Paris during the student revolutions of the late '60s. Elizabeth is a university professor on sabbatical because of the dissolution of her relationship with her therapist. A hopeful beginning turns to chaos and confusion from which she temporarily feels rescued by a kindly doctor. But he has secrets to hide. This book is courageous and thoughtful, an intimate revelation of one woman's journey from pain to peace.