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Le bal ; and, Snow in autumn

Author: Irène Némirovsky; Sandra Smith
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Le bal: The Kampfs decide to throw a ball in order to launch themselves into society. Their daughter Antoinette, who has just turned fourteen, dreams of attending. But Madame Kampf is resolved not to present her daughter, already so grown up, to her admirers. Instead, Antoinette is forced to sleep in the laundry room, as her bedroom is used as coatroom.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Named Person: Irène Némirovsky; Irène Némirovsky
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Irène Némirovsky; Sandra Smith
ISBN: 9780099493976 0099493977
OCLC Number: 183477692
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: Translation of Le Bal, and Les mouches d'automne.
Description: 106 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Le bal --
Snow in Autumn.
Other Titles: Snow in autumn.
Bal.
Bal ; and, Snow in autumn
Responsibility: Irène Némirovsky ; translated from the French by Sandra Smith.

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The Kampfs have risen swiftly up the ranks of 1930s Parisian society. Painfully aware of her working-class roots, and desperate to win acceptance, Madame Kampf decides to throw a huge ball to  Read more...

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