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Author: Céline Curiol
Publisher: London : Faber, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A young woman works in Paris at the Gare du Nord. She spends every day talking into a microphone, announcing platform numbers and timetables, essentially invisible to the world. She falls in love with a man who, in turn, is in love with another. Our heroine considers her rival to be physically stunning, as beautiful 'as an angel'. She decides not to pursue the man. Rather, she is prepared to wait, alone that is,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Literary fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Céline Curiol
ISBN: 9780571229963 0571229964
OCLC Number: 122283330
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Awards: Short-listed for Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2009
Description: 203 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Céline Curiol ; translation by Sam Richard.

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A young woman works in Paris, at the Gare du Nord. To our heroine, her rival is stunningly beautiful, as beautiful 'as an angel'. That is, until one night a male friend of the 'angel' asks her what  Read more...

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