Pierre Peju Clara's Tale

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Clara's Tale

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“The evil that men do lives after them.” A young Frenchman and a young German woman first meet in the 1960s. Both born in peacetime, Paul and Clara are victims of history nevertheless as each of them bears the weight of pain and memory.
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PIERRE PEJU, writer, philosopher and director of studies at the International College of Philosophy, has written four books including The Girl from the Chartreuse.

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"This is a story of light and shadow, of forests and clearings, of memory and shame, told in effortless prose, with a beautiful literary intelligence" L'Express "A powerful novel...beautiful prose which offers acute observations as it reflects on the fragility of life" Financial Times "A meditation on the nihilism of the 20th century...But it is also, as all good novels must be, a narrative, and one that is gripping - often chilling, but with marvellous moments of redemptive tenderness" Scotsman

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