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Suite Francaise

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Beginning in Paris on the eve of the Nazi occupation in 1940. Suite Francaise tells the remarkable story of men and women thrown together in circumstances beyond their control. As Parisians flee the city, human folly surfaces in every imaginable way: a wealthy mother searches for sweets in a town without food; a couple is terrified at the thought of losing their jobs, even as their world begins to fall apart. Moving on to a provincial village now occupied by German soldiers, the locals must learn to coexist with the enemy-in their town, their homes, even in their hearts.When Irene Nemirovsky began working on Suite Francaise , she was already a highly successful writer living in Paris. But she was also a Jew, and in 1942 she was arrested and deported to Auschwitz, where she died. For sixty-four years, this novel remained hidden and unknown.

Item details

Author(s):
Nemirovsky, Irene
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2007
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1400096278
ISBN-13:
9781400096275
Number of pages:
431
Publisher:
Vintage Books

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Beginning in Paris on the eve of the Nazi occupation in 1940. Suite Francaise tells the remarkable story of men and women thrown together in circumstances beyond their control. As Parisians flee the city, human folly surfaces in every imaginable way: a wealthy mother searches for sweets in a town without food; a couple is terrified at the thought of losing their jobs, even as their world begins to fall apart. Moving on to a provincial village now occupied by German soldiers, the locals must learn to coexist with the enemy-in their town, their homes, even in their hearts.When Irene Nemirovsky began working on Suite Francaise , she was already a highly successful writer living in Paris. But she was also a Jew, and in 1942 she was arrested and deported to Auschwitz, where she died. For sixty-four years, this novel remained hidden and unknown.

Author(s):
Nemirovsky, Irene
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2007
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1400096278
ISBN-13:
9781400096275
Number of pages:
431
Publisher:
Vintage Books

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