Girl from the Chartreuse by Pierre Peju
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Girl from the Chartreuse
By Pierre Peju

The Girl from the Chartreuse

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Girl from the Chartreuse by Pierre Peju

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One wet afternoon, Etienne Vollard, driving a vanload of books to his shop, knocks down a little girl, Eva. Haunted by guilt, Vollard visits Eva in hospital and reads stories to her while she lies in a coma. He also meets Eva's mother, Therese, a struggling single parent whose dream is to be faraway, alone. When Eva awakes, the three of them are immediately aware that their lives are forever altered. Pierre Peju's profound and moving novel is about life, childhood, loneliness and learning to accept and understand our differences.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099468691
ISBN-10: 0099468697
Format: Paperback
(199mm x 131mm x 13mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 4-May-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Pierre Peju

Pierre Peju, writer, philosopher and director of studies at the International College of Philosophy, has written several novels. The Girl from the Chartreuse met with an exceptional critical and commercial success in France.

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