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Suite Francaise

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  • Ile-de-France, France "Dolce", the second novel in "Suite Francaise" is set in Bussy-Saint-Georges, June 1940
  • Paris, Ile-de-France "Storm in June", the first novel in "Suite Francaise" is set in Paris, June 1940


Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1942/11/03 French Gendarmes (military police) arrest Irene's husband, Michel Epstein, and tell Irene's daughters, Denise (age 13) and Elisabeth (age 5) to take what they can and escape. The girls leave with their mother's "journals".
1944/00/00 Denise and Elisabeth Epstein survive Occupied France, hidden by friends in convents and safe houses
2004/04/00 Denise shows biographer, Myriam Anissimov, her mother's journals who realizes that they are actually novels
2004/10/31 Irene Nemirovsky Author "Storm in June" and "Dolce" are published as "Suite Francaise"
2004/10/31 Les Editions Denoel Publisher "Storm in June" and "Dolce" are published as "Suite Francaise"

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Particulars for Suite Francaise:
Art Type Book a written or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers.
Narrative Arts Factual concerned with what is actually true rather than interpretations of or reactions to it
Narrative Arts Fiction prose literature, especially short stories and novels, that describes imaginary events and people
Life Foreign Occupation
Narrative Arts Narrative an account of connected events
Era Nazi Occupation
Art Type Novel long form fiction narrative that is at least 40,000 words in length
Narrative Arts Prose ordinary written language
Motif War
Facet of War War - Home Front
Historic Event World War II

Original Language: French

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