A major literary talent Irish Times --The Irish Times
Drenched with her talent at its best Sunday Times --The Sunday Times
A delight . . . dazzling sustained dialogue Sunday Telegraph --Sunday Telegraph
About the Author
SIDONIE GABRIELLE COLETTE was born in Burgundy in 1873. She married when she was twenty, and collaborated with her husband on the Claudine books published under his name. She became the foremost French woman author of her time and established herself as an outstanding talent which novels and prose-works which are notable for their sensitive understanding and portrayal of nature and country life. She died in 1945.