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    DescriptionA never-before-translated collection by the bestselling author of "Suite Francaise " Written between 1934 and 1942, these ten gem-like stories mine the same terrain of Nemirovsky's bestselling novel "Suite Francaise" a keen eye for the details of social class; the tensions between mothers and daughters, husbands and wives; the manners and mannerisms of the French bourgeoisie; questions of religion and personal identity. Moving from the drawing rooms of pre-war Paris to the lives of men and women in wartime France, here we find the beautiful work of a writer at the height of her tragically short career.


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    Title
    Dimanche and Other Stories
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Irène Némirovsky, Translated by Bridget Patterson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 293
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 201 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780307476364
    ISBN 10: 0307476367
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    BIC E4L: SST
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.2
    BIC subject category V2: FYB
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    DC22: FIC
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    DC21: 843.912
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    Libri: I-FC
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 17
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 81
    B&T Approval Code: A24244050
    DC22: 843/.912
    LC classification: PQ2627.E4 D5613 2010
    BISAC V2.8: FIC029000
    Publisher
    Random House USA Inc
    Imprint name
    Random House Inc
    Publication date
    06 April 2010
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Irene Nemirovsky was born in Kiev in 1903 into a wealthy banking family and emigrated to France during the Russian Revolution. After attending the Sorbonne in Paris she began to write and swiftly achieved success with David Golder, which was followed by more than a dozen other books. Throughout her lifetime she published widely in French newspapers and literary journals. She died in Auschwitz in 1942. More than sixty years later, Suite Francaise, was published posthumously, for the first time, in 2006.
    Review quote
    "Luminous. . . . These accomplished tales create worlds full of secrets and treacheries. . . . "Flesh and Blood" is a masterpiece of familial subterfuge. . . . In this superlative translation, Nemirovsky's characters emerge full-fleshed, and her voice remains timeless and relevant." --"Publishers Weekly" (starred review) Praise for Irene Nemirovsky "Extraordinary. . . . Nemirovsky achieve[s] her penetrating insights with Flaubertian objectivity." --"The Washington Post Book World" "Stunning. . . . [Nemirovsky] wrote, for all to read at last, some of the greatest, most humane and incisive fiction that conflict has produced." --"The New York Times Book Review" "Nemirovsky's scope is like that of Tolstoy: She sees the fullness of humanity and its tenuous arrangements and manages to put them together with a tone that is affectionate, patient, and relentlessly honest." --"O: The Oprah Magazine"