Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Review - Suite Française

Suite Française Suite Française by Irène Némirovsky

My rating: 5 of 5 stars
I found this book to be very interesting and sad.  I was drawn into the lives of the characters and the events that were occurring.  It is hard to believe that this is a work of fiction because Ms. Némirovsky did such a wonderful job of describing the events that were taking place around her.

What really got to me though was Ms. Némirovsky's story, which was at the end of the book.  I found this to be even more interesting and compelling than the story that she wrote.  I don't think that people can truly appreciate the story that she wrote and the circumstances that she was writing in unless they lived through that period of time.

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