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Description - The Girl From The Chartreuse by Pierre Peju

One wet afternoon, tienne Vollard, driving a vanload of books to his shop, knocks down a little girl, va. Haunted by guilt, Vollard visits va in hospital and reads stories to her while she lies in a coma.He also meets va's mother, Ther se, a struggling single parent whose dream is to be faraway, alone. When va 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 four books. The Girl from the Chartreuse, his latest one, met with an exceptional critical and commercial success in France.

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