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Suite francaise

£2.99

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Read the lost masterpiece behind the major new film starring Kristin Scott Thomas and Michelle WilliamsIn 1941, Irne Nmirovsky sat down to write a book that would convey the magnitude of what she was living through by evoking the domestic lives and personal trials of the ordinary citizens of France. Nmirovsky's death in Auschwitz in 1942 prevented her from seeing the day, sixty-five years later, that the existing two sections of her planned novel sequence, Suite Franaise, would be rediscovered and hailed as a masterpiece. Set during the year that France fell to the Nazis, Suite Franaise falls into two parts. The first is a brilliant depiction of a group of Parisians as they flee the Nazi invasion; the second follows the inhabitants of a small rural community under occupation. Suite Franaise is a novel that teems with wonderful characters struggling with the new regime. However, amidst the mess of defeat, and all the hypocrisy and compromise, there is hope. True nobility and love exist, but often in surprising places.

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Condition:
Used: good
ISBN-10:
0099488787
ISBN-13:
9780099488781
Publisher:
Vintage

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Read the lost masterpiece behind the major new film starring Kristin Scott Thomas and Michelle WilliamsIn 1941, Irne Nmirovsky sat down to write a book that would convey the magnitude of what she was living through by evoking the domestic lives and personal trials of the ordinary citizens of France. Nmirovsky's death in Auschwitz in 1942 prevented her from seeing the day, sixty-five years later, that the existing two sections of her planned novel sequence, Suite Franaise, would be rediscovered and hailed as a masterpiece. Set during the year that France fell to the Nazis, Suite Franaise falls into two parts. The first is a brilliant depiction of a group of Parisians as they flee the Nazi invasion; the second follows the inhabitants of a small rural community under occupation. Suite Franaise is a novel that teems with wonderful characters struggling with the new regime. However, amidst the mess of defeat, and all the hypocrisy and compromise, there is hope. True nobility and love exist, but often in surprising places.

Condition:
Used: good
ISBN-10:
0099488787
ISBN-13:
9780099488781
Publisher:
Vintage

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