Coup De Grace by Marguerite Yourcenar
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Coup De Grace
By Marguerite Yourcenar

Coup De Grace

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Coup De Grace by Marguerite Yourcenar

Book Description

Set in the Baltic provinces in the aftermath of World War I, "Coup de Grace" tells the story of an intimacy that grows between three young people hemmed in by civil war: Erick, a Prussian fighting with the White Russians against the Bolsheviks; Conrad, his best friend from childhood; and Sophie, whose unrequited love for Conrad becomes an unbearable burden.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780374516314
ISBN-10: 0374516316
Format: Paperback
(201mm x 114mm x 12mm)
Pages: 164
Imprint: MSB
Publisher: MSB
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Marguerite Yourcenar

Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar Memoirs of Hadrian, Paperback (December 2000)

The Emperor Hadrian writes a valedictory letter to Marcus Aurelius, his future successor. The Emperor meditates on his past, describing his accession, military triumphs, love of poetry and music, and the philosophy that informed his powerful and far-flung rule. This work recreates the life and death of one of the great rulers of the ancient world.

Blue Tale and Other Stories by Marguerite Yourcenar Blue Tale and Other Stories, Hardback (November 1995)

This collection includes three stories written between 1927 and 1930. They cover a range of themes, from an allegory on greed, to a scene from the war of the sexes, to a witchhunt that obsessively creates its own quarry. The title story is a fantastic attempt to describe reality in tones of blue.

Alexis by Marguerite Yourcenar Alexis, Paperback (December 1985)

It was with Alexis that, in 1928, Marguerite Yourcenar began her career as a novelist. The book remains one of the stellar literary debuts of the century. Yourcenar has created a moving meditation on the relationship between pleasure and love.

Oriental Tales by Marguerite Yourcenar Oriental Tales, Paperback

"From China to Japan, the Balkans to India, "Oriental Tales" addresses love, conquest, betrayal, murder, religion, and passion in an eloquent and exquisite telling."--"Kirkus Reviews."

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Author Biography - Marguerite Yourcenar

Marguerite Yourcenar (1903-87) wrote plays, stories, poems, and novels, notable "Memoirs of Hadrian." She was the first woman to be elected to the Academie Francaise.

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