Gigi / Chance Acquaintances / Julie de Carneilhan by Colette

Gigi / Chance Acquaintances / Julie de Carneilhan by Colette. 1952 Farrar Straus Young, 315 pages. Colette was a prolific French author, former mime and actress, and "the only great woman writer in France" according to De Beauvoir. This edition includes her most famous work Gigi, a tale of an unwitting courtesan-to-be. Julie De Carneilhan was written in the same time period. Chance Acquaintances is a novella in Colette's usual style using her name as narrator and protagonist.

Condition: Jacket is good-, spine sunned and internal foxing, book in good condition with tanning to the boards and owner name on first page.

"It is only since I first encountered human barnacles that molluscs equipped with contractile nerve-cords have filled me with horror."

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