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The little Breton bistro

The little Breton bistro

George, Nina, 1973- author; Pare, Simon, translator

Marianne Messman, a housewife, wants to escape her loveless marriage and an uncaring and unfeeling husband of 35 years. She and her husband, army sergeant major Lothar, take a trip to Paris, during which Marianne leaps off the Pont Neuf into the Seine, but she is saved from drowning by a homeless man. Angered by her behaviour Major Lothar takes a coach trip back home to Germany, expecting that a psychologist will escort Marianne home a few days later. However, Marianne comes across a hand-painted scene of the tiny port of Kerdruc in Brittany, and becomes fixated with the place

Paperback, Book. English. Fiction in translation. General. Fiction in Translation.
Published London: Abacus, 2018
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Details

Statement of responsibility: Nina George ; translated by Simon Pare
ISBN: 0349142238, 9780349142234
Note: Translated from the German.
Note: This translation originally published: 2017.
Physical Description: 292 pages ; 20 cm
Subject: France Fiction.