Némirovsky, Irčne The Misunderstanding

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The Misunderstanding

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From the author of the bestselling Suite Française.

A compelling story of infatuation, passion and self-destructive love

Yves Harteloup is a disappointed young man, scarred by the war. He returns for the summer to the rich, comfortable Atlantic resort of Hendaye, where he spent blissful childhood holidays. There he becomes infatuated by a beautiful, bored young woman, Denise, whose rich husband is often away on business. Intoxicated by summer nights and Yves’ intensity, Denise falls passionately in love, before the idyll has to end and Yves must return to his mundane office job. In the mournful Paris autumn their love founders on mutual misunderstanding and Denise is driven mad with desire and jealous suspicion until, acting on her sophisticated mother’s advice, she takes action...which she may regret forever.

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"How easy it is to be drawn into this superb period novel" ( The Connexion)

"An irresistible talent" ( Guardian)

"Dazzling... Extraordinary... A wonder" ( Irish Times)

"Shows remarkable understanding of the mysteries of the human heart and the social, familial and economic pressures that pull two lovers apart, even as passion draws them closer" (Michael Arditti Daily Mail)

"This is an astonishingly mature work of art. This study in the fleeting nature of happiness is immaculately translated by Sandra Smith" (Paul Bailey Independent)

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An intense story of self-destructive love: Irène Némirovsky's first novel, written when she was just twenty-one

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