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Fire in the Blood

Fire in the Blood

  • Title: Fire in the Blood
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  • ISBN : 9780307267481
  • Format : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Page : 137 pages


From the celebrated author of the international bestseller Suite Fran aise, a newly discovered novel, a story of passion and long kept secrets, set against the background of a rural French village in the years before World War II.Written in 1941, Fire in the Blood only now assembled in its entirety teems with the intertwined lives of an insular French village in the ye From the celebrated author of the international bestseller Suite Fran aise, a newly discovered novel, a story of passion and long kept secrets, set against the background of a rural French village in the years before World War II.Written in 1941, Fire in the Blood only now assembled in its entirety teems with the intertwined lives of an insular French village in the years before the war, when peace was less important as a political state than as a coveted personal condition the untroubled pinnacle of happiness At the center of the novel is Silvio, who has returned to this small town after years away As his narration unfolds, we are given an intimate picture of the loves and infidelities, the scandals, the youthful ardor and regrets of age that tie Silvio to the long guarded secrets of the past From the Trade Paperback edition.


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.




Fire in the Blood Reviews (31)

  • Who knew that rural France around the time of WW II was such a hotbed of marital infidelity Pun intended Perhaps it s due to so many families marrying off daughters to old farmers, old enough to be their fathers, who own land and therefore wealth Yet one woman in the story who is unfaithful has a yo [..]

  • OGGI PI DI IERI E MOLTO MENO DI DOMANILa grande narrativa europea, la grande letteratura francese Io ho percepito e annusato Proust, Flaubert, perfino SimenonSe non che, Ir ne N mirovsky francese non , viene da uno dei paesi pi martoriati della storia.Issy l v queHo letto un grande libro, a a prima [..]

  • 3.5 5A contemplative novella exploring the contradictions between the fiery ardor of youth and the cold complacency of old age, against the backdrop of a close knit rural community in the French countryside The writing lacks polish but it is good enough to warrant further delving into Ir ne N mirovs [..]

  • About ten years ago I took a course in French Women Writers in translation Ir ne N mirovsky wasn t included, but we read a lot of Colette, de Beauvoir, Duras, and Yourcenar.There s a particular tone of writing they all have in common maybe it s a fundamental to the way women write in French, or mayb [..]

  • Fire in the Blood shows us the intense passion of youth, as well as the regrets and contentment experienced in later life The narrator, Silvio, had spent years traveling the world and having a series of exotic lovers Now, he just wants a quiet life in a small Burgundy farming village The novella rev [..]

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