Irène Némirovsky

The Fires of Autumn

The Fires of Autumn

Summary

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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