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Description - The Dressmaker by Elizabeth Birkelund Oberbeck

Monsieur Claude Reynaud is known throughout France for his talent for making fabulous clothes. The most elegant women in Paris regularly make the pilgrimage to the cobbled village of Senlis to be charmed by the tailor in the cluttered studio by the century-old apple tree. Claude can take a measurement at a glance, stores everything in his head, and fashions each dress by hand. And, despite his ex-wife s protests, he refuses to be lured by the promise of the Parisian fashion industry. He is too old change and certainly too old to fall in love- his only passion is his studio. Then one afternoon, in a cloud of spring blossom, Mademoiselle Valentine de Verlay arrives on Claude s doorstep. She commissions him to create her wedding dress. But before the first stitch has even been made, Claude realises that for the first time in his life he has fallen passionately in love and, very quickly, the seams of both their lives begin to unravel...

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099502876
ISBN-10: 0099502879
Format: Paperback
(197mm x 130mm x 25mm)
Pages: 400
Imprint: Arrow Books Ltd
Publisher: Cornerstone
Publish Date: 26-May-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Elizabeth Birkelund Oberbeck

Elizabeth Birkelund Oberbeck has worked in book and magazine publishing, contributed a regular column to Cosmopolitan, and written for Travel and Leisure, Glamour, and Working Woman, among other publications. She lives in Greenwich, Connecticut, with her husband and four sons. The Dressmaker is her first novel.

Books By Elizabeth Birkelund Oberbeck

Dressmaker by Elizabeth Birkelund Oberbeck
Paperback, September 2000
$38.07