Break of Day by Colette

Break of Day by Colette. 1961 Farrar Straus and Cudahy, first U.S. edition. De Beauvoir once said of Colette that she was "the only great woman writer in France." Break of Day is the story of a woman approaching middle age, and according the the Guardian looking back, it shows " a writer at the very height of her powers – and we are helpless to do anything but submit."

Condition: Good/Good. Chips and wear to the jacket, owner's name on endpaper.

"Is this house going to be my last?"

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