By Irene Nemirovsky
Readers all over the place have been brought to the paintings of Irène Némirovsky during the e-book of her long-lost masterpiece, Suite Française. yet Suite Française was basically the coda to the short but remarkably prolific profession of this approximately forgotten, wonderful novelist. the following in a single quantity are 4 of Némirovsky’s different novels–all of them newly translated via the award-winning Sandra Smith, and all, other than DAVID GOLDER, to be had in English for the 1st time.
DAVID GOLDER is the unconventional that confirmed Néirovsky’s attractiveness in France in 1929 while she was once twenty-six. it's a novel approximately greed and lonliness, the tale of a self-made enterprise guy, as soon as filthy rich, now anguish a breakdown as he nears the lonely finish of his lifestyles. THE COURILOF AFFAIR tells the tale of a Russian progressive residing out his final days–and his reminiscences of his first notorious assassination. additionally integrated are brief, gemlike novels: THE BALL, a pointed exploration of youth and the obsession with prestige one of the bourgeoisie; and SNOW IN AUTUMN, an evocative story of White Russian émigrés in Paris after the Russian Revolution.
Introduced via celebrated novelist Claire Messud, this choice of 4 spellbinding novels bargains an identical storytelling mastery, robust readability of language, and empathic take hold of of human habit that may provide form to Suite Française.
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David Golder, The Ball, Snow in Autumn, The Courilof Affair (Everyman's Library Contemporary Classics Series) by Irene Nemirovsky