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Dimanche and Other Storiesby Irene Nemirovsky
Synopses & Reviews
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 inclusive 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
From the Trade Paperback edition.
Written between 1934 and 1942, moving from the drawing rooms of pre-war Paris to the lives of men and women in wartime France,these ten stories show : 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.
A never-before-translated collection by the bestselling author of Suite Franaise
Written between 1934 and 1942, these ten gem-like stories mine the same terrain of N
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