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The Wine of Solitude by Ir ne N mirovsky Online



The Wine of Solitude

The Wine of Solitude

  • Title: The Wine of Solitude
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  • ISBN : 9780701185572
  • Format : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Page : 248 pages


Introspective, intense and poignant, The Wine of Solitude is the most autobiographical of all Ir ne N mirovsky s novels, now available in English for the first time.Imbued with melancholy, and regret, it explores the troubled relationship between a young girl, her distant, self absorbed mother and her mother s lover, Max We follow the family through the Great War and the Introspective, intense and poignant, The Wine of Solitude is the most autobiographical of all Ir ne N mirovsky s novels, now available in English for the first time.Imbued with melancholy, and regret, it explores the troubled relationship between a young girl, her distant, self absorbed mother and her mother s lover, Max We follow the family through the Great War and the Russian Revolution, as the young H l ne grows from a dreamy, unhappy child into an angry young woman.Through hot summers in a fictionalised Kiev N mirovsky s own birthplace and the cruel winters of St Petersburg, the would be writer H l ne blossoms, despite her mother s neglect, into a clear eyed observer of the life around her The Wine of Solitude is a powerful tale, telling less of the end of innocence, than of disillusionment the story of an upbringing that produces a young woman as hard as a diamond, prepared to wreak a shattering revenge on her mother


Author Ir ne N mirovsky

Ir ne N mirovsky born February 11, 1903, Kiev, died August 17, 1942, Auschwitz, German Occupied Poland was a Jewish novelist and biographer born in the Ukraine, who lived and worked in France.




The Wine of Solitude Reviews (31)

  • This is my fourth book by Irene Nemirovsky the others are Suite Fran aise, Fire in the Blood and David Golder She was born in 1903 about the time of the young girl in this story and this book is considered Nemirovsky s most autobiographical novel Spoilers Below A young girl grows up in a Jewish fami [..]

  • Di Ir ne, per Ir ne.Ricordo ancora quando nel 2006 cominciai a notare Suite francese nelle librerie, nei supermercati, ovunque andassi che vendevano libri, al punto che chiesi anche a mio zio, lettore forte e punto di riferimento in famiglia per l a verso la letteratura, se l avesse letto e se, seco [..]

  • You always hear the adage write what you know that is so true of Irene Nemirovsky s novels She knows about Russia s troubles, living in France, mother daughter troubles, the 2 Wars the Russian Revolution Wine of Solitude was written in 1935 Irene was living in France This short coming to age story i [..]

  • Servido em copos cristalinos,em que apetece pegar,mas,no fim, n o consigo deixar de sentir que merecia uns maiorzinhos Como bom vinho que ,merece ser partilhado E este,est ao dispor de amigos. [..]

  • She loved studying and books, the way other people love wine for its power to make you forget What else did she have She lived in a deserted, silent house The sound of her own footsteps in the empty rooms, the silence of the cold streets beyond the closed windows, the rain and the snow, the ear [..]

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