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ISBN-10: 1935744623

ISBN-13: 9781935744627

Edition: 2013

Authors: Pierre Michon, Elizabeth Deshays, Jody Gladding

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Winner of the French Academy's Grand Prix du Roman."Michon's prose tends to slow down in order to oblige you to hear its rhythms and also to see and touch and smell what is happening beneath it."—Harper's MagazineHe was not tall, unobtrusive, but he held your attention by his feverish silence, his dark cheer, his alternately arrogant and oblique manner—grim, you would call it. At least that was true seeing him later in life. None of that appears on the Würzburg ceilings in the portrait Tiepolo left of him, when the model was twenty years old: he is there, so they say, and you can go see him there, perched among a hundred princes, a hundred constables, and ushers . . .Corentin, a young man…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Steerforth Press
Publication date: 1/18/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.50" wide x 7.51" long x 0.30" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

Madeleine Ferri�res is professor of social history at the University of Avignon.Jody Gladding is a published poet and the translator of several works, including French Gastronomy: The History and Geography of a Passion.