Description - The Possession by Annie Ernaux
Self-regard, in the works of Ernaux, is always an excruciatingly painful and exact process. Here, she revisits the peculiar kind of self-fulfilment possible when readers examine themselves in the aftermath of a love affair, and sometimes even through the eyes of the lost beloved.
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(202mm x 132mm x 13mm)
Seven Stories Press,U.S.
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Author Biography - Annie Ernaux
Born in 1940, ANNIE ERNAUX grew up in Normandy, studied at Rouen University, and began teaching high school. From 1977 to 2000, she was a professor at the Centre National d'Enseignement par Correspondance. Her books, in particular A Man's Place and A Woman's Story, have become contemporary classics in France. She won the prestigious Prix Renaudot for A Man's Place when it was first published in French in 1984. The English edition was a New York Times Notable Book and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. The English edition of A Woman's Story was a New York Times Notable Book.