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Beside the Sea
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Beside the Sea (Paperback)

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A single mother takes her two sons on a trip to the seaside. They stay in a hotel, drink hot chocolate and go to the funfair. She wants to protect them from a cold and uncomprehending world. She knows that it will be the last trip for her boys. This is a haunting and thought-provoking story about how a mother's love for her children can be more dangerous than the dark world she is seeking to keep at bay. Veronique Olmi handles an aspect of motherhood we all too often deny. She depicts a woman's fear of releasing her children into the world. The simple first person narrative achieves an extraordianry level of poetry and inner truth. The French literary bestseller, first published in 2001, has been translated into all major European languages and is now for the first time available in English.

Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: Peirene Press Ltd Publication Date: 13/01/2010 ISBN-13: 9780956284020  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Veronique Olmi was born in 1962 and lives in Paris. She is a highly acclaimed French dramatist and her twelve plays have won numerous awards. Bord de Mer, published in 2001, was her first novel. Since then she has published four more.

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