Clara's Tale by Pierre Peju
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Clara's Tale
By Pierre Peju

Clara's Tale

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Clara's Tale by Pierre Peju

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Paul, the son of a Resistance fighter murdered in mysterious circumstances, meets Clara on an exchange trip to Bavaria in the 1960s. He is enthralled by the beautiful and self-possessed young woman and her fascination with photography, but as their relationship deepens he learns more about the tragedy that haunts her. As their paths cross and intertwine in often unexpected ways over the years they each fulfil their own ambitions - Paul becomes a sculptor, she a photographer - but in their work, as in their lives, neither can escape the legay of horrors committed before their birth.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099499336
ISBN-10: 0099499339
Format: Paperback
(197mm x 130mm x 20mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 7-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Pierre Peju

Clara's Tale by Pierre Peju Clara's Tale, Hardback (August 2007)

Paul, a young Frenchman, meets Clara in the Bavarian village of Kehlstein during the 1960s. Both were born at a time when Europe was at last at peace, yet they are both victims of history, for each is an indirect witness to the crimes and ravages of war. Paul's and Clara's paths are to cross and entwine in unexpected ways over the years.

Girl from the Chartreuse by Pierre Peju Girl from the Chartreuse, Paperback (May 2006)

One wet afternoon, Etienne Vollard knocks down a little girl, Eva. Haunted by guilt, he visits Eva in hospital and also meets her mother, Therese. When Eva awakes, the three of them are immediately aware that their lives are forever altered. This novel is about life, childhood, loneliness, and learning to accept and understand our differences.

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Author Biography - Pierre Peju

PIERRE PEJU, writer, philosopher and director of studies at the International College of Philosophy, has written four books including The Girl from the Chartreuse.

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