Suite Francaise

By Irène Némirovsky

By the early 1940s, when Ukrainian-born Irène Némirovsky began working on what would become Suite Française—the first two parts of a planned five-part novel—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: a month later she was dead at the age of thirty-nine….

Published date: January 1, 2004
Type: Books
Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction

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