Winner of France's Prix Goncourt in 1988, this novel is concerned with world history between 1883 and 1954, with democracy and with the spirit of the individual. The resilient, bouncy Gabriel has two fixations - one for rubber and the other for two English sisters with whom he becomes besotted.
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Erik Orsenna is the pen name of Erik Arnoult, a former French Diplomat and economist who is the author of three earlier novels. Love and Empire is the first of his books to be published in English. Love and Empire won the 1998 French Priz Goncourt.
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Book Description Vintage U.K. Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. Bookseller Inventory # G0099164213I5N00
Book Description Vintage U.K., 1993. Book Condition: Fair. New Ed. N/A. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP67884422