All About Sarah

Pauline Delabroy-Allard

£8.99

Paperback

Fiction > Fiction in translation

ISBN: 9781529111705

Description

An intoxicating and evocative novel about the all-consuming love affair between two women in Paris and the ruin it leaves in its wake. ‘Captivating…intense…seductive’ GuardianA thirty-something teacher drifts through her life in Paris, raising a daughter on her own, lonely in spite of a new boyfriend.

Then one night, at a friend’s tepid New Year’s Eve party, Sarah enters the scene like a tornado.

A talented young violinist, she is loud, vivacious, appealingly unkempt in a world where everyone seems preoccupied with being ‘just so’.

It is the beginning of an intense relationship, tender and violent, that will upend both women’s lives.

A literary sensation in France, All About Sarah perfectly captures the pull of a desire so strong that it blinds us to everything else. ‘All About Sarah moves impressively from the chaos and noise of love, to silence and solitude, like a spun coin settling’ Observer

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Weight 0.4 kg
Dimensions 20 × 13 × 5 cm