Fires Of Autumn

Némirovsky, Irène

£8.99

‘The Fires of Autumn’ was written in the last two years of Irène Némirovsky’s life, after she fled Paris in 1940. The prequel to her masterpiece, ‘Suite Française’, it is a panoramic exploration of French life and a witness to the greatest horrors of the twentieth century. After four years of bloody warfare Bernard Jacquelain returns from the trenches a changed man.

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The prequel to the bestselling Suite Française

Paris 1918, Bernard Jacquelain returns from the trenches a changed man.

The city is a whirl of decadence and corruption and he embarks on a life of parties and shady business dealings, as well as an illicit affair.

But as another war threatens, everything around him starts to crumble, and the future for him and for France suddenly looks dangerously uncertain.

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Weight 224 g
Dimensions 198 × 129 × 20 mm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

x, 308

Language

English

Edition

1st paperback ed

Dewey

843.912 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K