Villa Amalia (The French List) (Hardcover)

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By Pascal Quignard, Chris Turner (Translated by)
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Musician Ann Hidden suspects her partner, Thomas, isn’t telling her everything. So one dark night, she secretly follows him to an unfamiliar house in the Paris suburbs, where he disappears inside with an unknown woman. But before she can even begin to process what looks like a betrayal, she gets another surprise—an old schoolmate, Georges Roehlinger, appears, berating her for spying the from the bushes.

​With Georges’s help, Ann takes radical action: while Thomas is away, she resolves to secretly sell their shared house and get rid of all the physical manifestations of their sixteen years together. Thomas returns to find her gone, the locks changed, and his few possessions packed up and sent to his office. Ann, meanwhile, has fled the country and started a new, hidden life. But our past is never that easy to escape, and Ann’s secrets eventually seek her out.

About the Author

Pascal Quignard is the author of more than sixty books and is widely regarded as one of the most important living writers in French.  He has recently published the tenth volume of his celebrated Last Kingdom series.

Chris Turner is a translator and writer living in Birmingham, UK. He has translated more than eighty books from French and German.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780857424785
ISBN-10: 0857424785
Publisher: Seagull Books
Publication Date: April 15th, 2018
Pages: 264
Language: English
Series: The French List