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.
Admirers of Nemirovsky’s Suite Française…won’t want to miss this novel
Revelatory… gripping and illuminating
One puts it down with unqualified admiration… This fine novel will further enhance Irene Nemirovsky’s name
This astute novel is witness to an undeniable literary talent tragically cut short