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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(201mm x 114mm x 12mm)
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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.