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From the author of The Polish Officer comes the tale of a film producer, one of the last remaining Romantics, who is fighting the good fight against the German occupation in 1940's Paris. A story of honor and lost love, The World at Night tells of the few honorable people who lived in an era when "honor" was not in fashion.

Furst, Alan

From the author of The Polish Officer comes the tale of a film producer, one of the last remaining Romantics, who is fighting the good fight against the German occupation in 1940's Paris. A story of honor and lost love, The World at Night tells of the few honorable people who lived in an era when "honor" was not in fashion.

Maksik, Alexander

Set in Paris, at an international high school catering to the sons and daughters of wealthy families, You Deserve Nothing is a gripping story of power, idealism, and morality. William Silver is a talented and charismatic young teacher whose unconventional methods raise eyebrows among his colleagues and superiors. His students, however, are devoted to him. His teaching of Camus, Faulkner, Sartre, Keats and other kindred souls breathe life into...

Némirovsky, Irène, Smith, Sandra (Translator)

By the early l940s, when Ukrainian-born Irène Némirovsky began working on what would become Suite Française --the first two parts of a planned five-part novel--she was already a highly successful writer living in Paris. But she was also a Jew, and in 1942 she was arrested and deported to Auschwitz: a month later she was dead at the age of thirty-nine. Two years earlier, living in a small village in central France--where she, her husband, and...

de Rosnay, Tatiana

Paris, July 1942: Sarah, a ten-year-old girl, is brutally arrested with her family by the French police in the Vel' d'Hiv' roundup, but not before she locks her younger brother in a cupboard in the family's apartment, thinking that she will be back within a few hours. Paris, May 2002: On Vel' d'Hiv's 60th anniversary, journalist Julia Jarmond is asked to write an article about this black day in France's past. Through her contemporary...

Houghteling, Sara

Set in a Paris darkened by World War II, Sara Houghteling's sweeping and sensuous debut novel tells the story of a son's quest to recover his family's lost masterpieces, looted by the Nazis during the occupation. Born to an art dealer and his pianist wife, Max Berenzon is forbidden from entering the family business for reasons he cannot understand. He reluctantly attends medical school, reserving his true passion for his father's beautiful...

McLain, Paula

A deeply evocative story of ambition and betrayal, The Paris Wife captures a remarkable period of time and a love affair between two unforgettable people: Ernest Hemingway and his wife Hadley. Chicago, 1920: Hadley Richardson is a quiet twenty-eight-year-old who has all but given up on love and happiness-until she meets Ernest Hemingway and her life changes forever. Following a whirlwind courtship and wedding, the pair set sail for Paris,...

Constantine, Helen (Translator)

Paris Tales is a highly evocative collection of stories by French and Francophone writers who have been inspired by specific locations in this most visited of capital cities. The twenty-two stories - by well-known writers including Nerval, Maupassant, Colette, and Echenoz - provide a captivating glimpse into Parisian life from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. The stories take us on an atmospheric tour of the arrondissements and...

Constantine, Helen (Edited and Translated by)

Following Helen Constantine's highly successfulParis Tales, Paris Metro Talesoffers 22 remarkable short stories set throughout Paris--all connected by the underground tunnels of its famed Metro. The journey begins at the Gare du Nord, stops at 20 underground stations along the way, and ends at Lamarck-Caulaincourt, each story corresponding to one of the 20arrondissementsof Paris. Readers are invited to find their way through the underground,...

Anderson, Alison (Translator), Cosse, Laurence

Elegantly mixing the mystery and literary fiction genres, French author Cossé presents a paean to the love of good books that is sure to keep readers riveted from the first page to the last.