Tatiana De Rosnay - The House I Loved

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Paris, France: 1860's. Hundreds of houses are being razed, whole neighborhoods reduced to ashes. By order of Emperor Napoleon III, Baron Haussman has set into motion a series of large-scale renovations that will permanently alter the face of old Paris, moulding it into a modern city.In the midst of the tumult, one woman will take a stand.

Rose Bazelet is determined to fight against the destruction of her family home until the very end; as others flee, she stakes her claim in the basement of the old house on rue Childebert, ignoring the sounds of change that come closer and closer each day. Attempting to overcome the loneliness of her daily life, she begins to write letters to Armand, her beloved late husband. As Rose delves into her memories, she reveals the secrets held within the walls of her beloved house. 

 

Book Information

Format: Paperback

Published: 2012

Category: Fiction

Publisher: Pan Macmillian

Pages: 255

Dimensions: 233 x 154 mm

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