French Leave: A Novel

byAnna GavaldaTranslated byAlison Anderson

March 15, 2019|
French Leave: A Novel by Anna Gavalda
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Four adult siblings reconnect on a brief adventure through the Loire Valley in this international-bestselling novel by the beloved French author of Billie . Simon and his two sisters, Garance and Lola, flee their cousin''s dull wedding - and Simon''s judgmental wife - to visit their younger brother, Vincent, who is working as a guide at a chÔteau in the heart of the enchanting Tours countryside. For a few hours, they forget about kids, spouses, and work, and lose themselves in a day of laughter, teasing, and memories. Then, as simply and as spontaneously as the adventure began, it ends. All four return to their everyday lives, carrying with them themagic of their brief reunion. They are stronger now, and happier, for having rediscovered the ties that bind them. Anna Gavalda''s international-bestselling novel has been published in more than forty languages. A lighthearted and funny parable about escaping the past to find the future, French Leave is a tribute to sibling relationships, local Loire wines, and the art of being together.
Born in Paris in 1970,Anna Gavalda published her first work in 1999 while working as a high school French teacher. Je voudrais que quelqu''un m''attende quelque part, a collection of short stories, was met with both critical acclaim and commercial success, selling more than three-quarters of a million copies in her native France. The b...
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Title:French Leave: A NovelFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:144 pages, 8.25 X 5.25 X 0.4 inShipping dimensions:144 pages, 8.25 X 5.25 X 0.4 inPublished:March 15, 2019Publisher:Europa EditionsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1609455118

ISBN - 13:9781609455118

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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