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In Dawit a young beautiful and educated Ethiopian refugee roams the streets of Paris By chance he spots the famous French author M who at sixty is at the height of her fame Seduced by Dawit s grace and his moving story M invites him to live with her He makes himself indispensable or so he thinks When M brings him to her Sardinian villa beside the Bay of Foxes Dawit finds love and temptation and perfects the art of deception by Sheila Kohler

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Number of Pages:240
Category:Fiction, Historical fiction, Africa, Historical
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b Sheila Kohler is on tour to promote the paperback reprints of i Crossways i and i The Perfect Place i b br br i A wholly entrancing narrative Kohler has a fine ear for truth and untruth and the musical possibilities of their interplay br i i J M Coetzee Nobel Prize winning author of i Disgrace br br At a hotel in Switzerland a mysterious and elegant woman is recovering from an unspecified illness One day a man approaches her on the terrace You were a friend of Daisy Summers he says With that simple statement begins the unraveling of a decades old mystery and a journey into a mind as fascinatingly intelligent and amoral as readers have seen since Patricia Highsmith unleashed i The Talented Mr Ripley i br br Other Press is proud to reissue Sheila Kohler s stunning debut novel In the fifteen years since first publication of i The Perfect Place i Kohler has staked her own terrain in a series of unique and seductive novels and short stories that have been internationally acclaimed br br Once in a while a novel appears which stands out i The Perfect Place i is such a book Convincing as case history and an engrossing entertainment br i Sunday Times i U K br br Magnificent totally gripping through Kohler s subtle and poetic mastery of style and form Unforgettable D M Thomas author of i The White Hotel i, In the summer of more than two thousand Jewish children were interned in a concentration camp in Pithiviers in the Loiret region of France From this shameful chapter of history Sheila Kohler weaves an extraordinary and compelling novel first published in and now appearing in paperback for the first time br br In i Children of Pithiviers i a pair of young sisters escape deportation and find shelter with a local aristocratic couple known to all as Madame and Monsieur Seventeen years later a beautiful young Sorbonne student arrives to spend the summer as a paying guest of Madame and Monsieur whose fortunes have diminished considerably since the war Eighteen year old Deirdre discovers a diary kept by the two Jewish girls In doing so she not only learns their fate but reawakens old suspicions and old appetites on the estate, The year is In a cold parsonage on the gloomy Yorkshire moors a family seems cursed with disaster A mother and two children dead A father sick without fortune and hardened by the loss of his two most beloved family members A son destroyed by alcohol and opiates And three strong intelligent young women reduced to poverty and spinsterhood with nothing to save them from their fate Nothing that is except their remarkable literary talent br br So unfolds the story of the Bront sisters At its center are Charlotte and the writing of i Jane Eyre i Delicately unraveling the connections between one of fiction s most indelible heroines and the remarkable woman who created her Sheila Kohler s i Becoming Jane Eyre i will appeal to fans of historical fiction and of course the millions of readers who adore i Jane Eyre i, In Sheila Kohler s riveting new novel Kate returns from Paris to her home in South Africa for the funeral of her sister Marion who was killed in a car accident that left her husband Louis the driver in intensive care Amid loving reminiscences about growing up with Marion on their parents Johannesburg estate Kate begins to reconsider the nature of her sister s death as from his hospital bed Louis recalls his early fascination with the inseparable sisters his eventual meeting with them and his seduction of Marion The more Kate learns about Louis the more suspicious of him she becomes until finally her suspicions are confirmed as the novel moves to its shocking but inevitable conclusion