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Claudine in Paris
  • ISBN: 9780099422525
  • Pages: 191
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Binding: Paperback

Claudine in Paris

Claudine series

Colette
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Seventeen-year-old Claudine is in despair having left her beloved village Montigny for a new life in Paris.

Comforted by her devoted maid Melie, her slug-obsessed Papa, and the trustworthy cat Fanchette, Claudine’s instinctive curiosity gradually leads to an awakened interest in the city. Ruthless and sensual, Claudine records her sharp observations and adventures amongst the intriguing characters that surround her, evoking all the glamour and excitement of Parisian life.

Written with striking realism Claudine in Paris is an inspiring portrait of a precocious young girl on the brink of transformation into a woman for her, and our, time.

‘Her sensual prose style made her one of the great writers of twentieth-century France.’ New York Times Book Review



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