Madame Eugenie Foa (1798-1853) was a French romance writer. Born Esther-Eugenie Rodrigues- Henriques/Gradis she was by descent a Sephardic Jewess, her mother being a member of the Gradis family, and both parents being members of the Bordeaux Jewish community. On the death of her father in 1826, the family moved to Paris. She married young, but after leaving her husband, began to support herself by writing, using at times the nom de plume "Maria Fitzclarence. " Foa's books, which were popular, if lightweight, romances, include: Le Ridouschim (1830), La Juive: Histoire des Temps de la Regence (two volumes) (1835), Les Memoires d'un Polichinelle (1839), Le Petit Robinson de Paris (1840) and Le Vieux Paris (1840).
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Format: Paperback / softback
(229mm x 152mm x 9mm)
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