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The Collected Stories Of Colette

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The Collected Stories Of Colette

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The Collected Stories Of Colette by Colette
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Comprising 100 stories, this anthology includes "Bella-Vista", "The Tender Shoot" and "Le Kepi", Colette's subtle and ruthless rendering of a woman's belated sexual awakening. These short stories reverberate with the colours and flavours of the Parisian world and the fertile French countryside.

Author Biography

Colette, the creator of Claudine, Cheri and Gigi, and one of France's outstanding writers, had a long, varied and active life. Born in Burgundy on 1873 she moved to Paris at the age of twenty with her husband the writer and critic Henry Gauthiers-Viller (Willy). Forcing Colette to write Willy published her novels in his name and the Claudine series became an instant success. In 1935 she married for the third time and lived with husband Maurice Goudeket until her death in 1954. Her writing runs to fifteen volumes, novels, portraits, essays, chroniques and a large body of autobiographical prose. She was the first woman President of the Academie Goncourt, and when she died she was given a state funeral and buried in Pere-Lachaise cemetery in Paris.
Release date NZ
November 6th, 2003
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Edited by Robert Phelps
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Vintage Classics
Pages
624
Dimensions
129x198x25
ISBN-13
9780099449089
Product ID
1670833

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