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Petite Mort (Hardback)

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Scandal, intoxication and lies flourish in the silent film studios of Paris. A silent film, destroyed in a fire in 1913, before it was seen even by its director. A lowly seamstress, who makes the costumes she should be wearing, but believes her talent - and the secret she keeps too - will get her a dressing room of her own. A beautiful house in Paris, with a curving staircase, a lake, and locked rooms. A famous - and dashing - creator of spectacular cinematic illusions, husband to a beautiful, volatile actress, the most adored icon of the Parisian studios. All fit together, like scenes in a movie. And as you will see, this plot has a twist we beg you not to disclose...

Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: Profile Books Ltd Publication Date: 07/03/2013 ISBN-13: 9781846689062  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Beatrice Hitchman was born in London in 1980. She read English and French at Edinburgh University and then studied for an MA in Comparative Literature. After a year living in Paris, she moved back to the UK, trained and worked as a documentary film editor. She has written and directed short films which have toured festivals worldwide.

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