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  • Atonement
    Atonement (Hardback) Ian McEwan

    On the hottest day of the summer of 1934, thirteen-year-old Briony Tallis sees her sister Cecilia strip off her clothes and plunge into the fountain in the garden of their country house. Robbie and Cecilia will have crossed a boundary they had not even imagined at its start, and will have become victims of the younger girl's imagination.

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  • When the World Was Steady
    When the World Was Steady (English, Paperback) Claire Messud

    A PEN/Faulkner Award finalist about two sisters' divergent paths, from the author of The Burning Girl and The Emperor's Children.

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  • The Woman Upstairs
    The Woman Upstairs (English, Paperback) Claire Messud

    The stunning new novel from Claire Messud, author of The Emperor's Children, a top ten NYT bestseller

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  • When Memory Comes
    When Memory Comes (English, Hardback) Saul Friedlander

    A classic of Holocaust literature, the eloquent, acclaimed memoir of childhood by a Pulitzer-winning historian, now reissued with a new introduction by Claire Messud...

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  • Four Novels
    Four Novels (English, Hardback) Claire Messud, Irene Nemirovsky

    Readers everywhere were introduced to the work of Irene Nemirovsky through the publication of her long-lost masterpiece, Suite Francaise. It is a novel about greed and loneliness, the story of an ageing Russian Jewish businessman,an exile in France, learning to confront death and the knowledge that wealth has not brought him happiness.

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  • The Emperor's Children
    The Emperor's Children (Paperback) Claire Messud

    In the glittering tradition of Edith Wharton, The Emperor's Children examines life in upper-crust Manhattan, and tells a compelling story of ambition, vanity and tragedy.

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  • When the World Was Steady
    When the World Was Steady (English, CD-Audio) Claire Messud

    Originally published in 1994, When the World Was Steady is award-winning author Claire Messud's first novel.

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  • The Burning Girl
    The Burning Girl (English, Hardback) Claire Messud

    A New York Times Bestseller A bracing, hypnotic coming-of-age story about the bond of best friends, from the New York Times best-selling author of The Emperor's Children.

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  • The Burning Girl
    The Burning Girl (English, CD-Audio) Claire Messud

    A bracing, hypnotic, coming-of-age story about the bond of best friends, from the New York Times best-selling author of The Emperor's Children. Julia and Cassie have been friends since nursery school. They have shared everything, including their desire to escape the stifling limitations of their birthplace, the quiet town of Royston, Massachusetts. But as the two girls enter adolescence, their...

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  • The Emperor's Children
    The Emperor's Children (English, Paperback) Claire Messud

    Three friends on the verge of their thirties--beautiful, sophisticated Marina Thwaite; Danielle, a quiet TV producer; and Julius, a freelance writer--make their way through New York City, until Marina's idealistic cousin, Bootie, arrives to complicate their lives.

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  • The Woman Upstairs
    The Woman Upstairs (English, Paperback) Claire Messud

    A New York Times Book Review Notable Book ? A Washington PostTop Ten Book of the Year ? A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Book ? A Huffington Post Best Book ? ABoston Globe Best Book of the Year ? A Kirkus Best Fiction Book ? A Goodreads Best Book...

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  • The Woman Upstairs
    The Woman Upstairs (English, Paperback) Claire Messud

    Relegated to the status of schoolteacher and friendly neighbor after abandoning her dreams of becoming an artist, Nora advocates on behalf of a charismatic Lebanese student and is drawn into the child's family until his artist mother's careless ambition leads to a shattering betrayal. (general fiction).

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  • Atonement
    Atonement (English, Hardback) Ian McEwan

    On the hottest day of the summer of 1935, thirteen-year-old Briony Tallis sees her older sister Cecilia strip off her clothes and plunge into the fountain in the garden of their country house. Watching Cecilia is their housekeeper's son Robbie Turner, a childhood friend who, along with Briony's sister, has recently graduated from Cambridge....

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  • The Burning Girl
    The Burning Girl (English, Hardback) Claire Messud

    Lifelong friends Julia and Cassie find their relationship tested as their paths diverge during adolescence as Cassie embarks on a dangerous journey.

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  • The Last Life
    The Last Life (English, Paperback) Claire Messud

    In a story set between North Africa, France, and New England, the Algerian LaBasse family's secrets begin to unravel--a trigger-happy grandfather, a mother who pretended to be French, and a bastard child that was abandoned by the family before he was even born. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.

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  • Les Enfants De L'Empereur (Multiple languages, Paperback) Claire Messud $19.83 $28.95
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  • When the World Was Steady
    When the World Was Steady (English, Paperback) Claire Messud

    In this highly acclaimed novel by the author of The Emperor's Children, life isn't all Emmy and Virginia Simpson might have hoped. When Emmy's marriage to an Australian man ends, she flees her home in Sydney for the tropical paradise of Bali to ?find herself??only to become embroiled with an eclectic crew of international misfits and smugglers. Her sister Virginia, meanwhile, has never wandered...

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  • The Emperor's Children
    The Emperor's Children (Hardback) Claire Messud

    It is 2001 in Manhattan, and three thirty-year-old friends are seeking their fortunes . . .

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  • PICADOR SHOTS - 'The Professor's History'
    PICADOR SHOTS - 'The Professor's History' (Paperback) Claire Messud

    A French historian travels to Algeria to uncover the terrible truth about his country's actions in the region. His search leads him to a story which has lain untold but unforgotten for many years. This book explores themes of connection and isolation with unexcelled power and grace.

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  • The Last Life
    The Last Life (Paperback) Claire Messud

    A novel about the stories we tell ourselves and the lies to which we cling

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