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The Summer of the Elder Tree (French Literature) (Paperback)

    By Marie Chaix, Harry Matthews (Translator)
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    A meditation on the themes of separation and silence, The Summer of the Elder Tree was Marie Chaix's first book to appear in fourteen years, and deals with the reasons for her withdrawal from writing, as well as the events in her life since the death of her mother (as detailed in Silences, or a Woman's Life). With uncompromising sincerity, and in the same beautiful prose for which she is renowned, Marie Chaix here takes stock of her life as a woman and writer, as well as the crises that caused her to give up her work. The Summer of the Elder Tree has its roots in Chaix's previous books while standing alone as a work of immense power: a new beginning.

    Product Details
    ISBN: 9781564788528
    ISBN-10: 1564788520
    Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
    Publication Date: July 2nd, 2013
    Pages: 118
    Language: English