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    1. March 12, 2015

      Suite Française — film review

      ...of self-esteem. A toxic air of self-importance hangs over Suite Française, an adaptation of Auschwitz victim Irène Némirovsky’s posthumously published novel set in occupied France. No wonder we get the stiff, holding-their-noses performances...Nigel Andrews

    2. October 7, 2011

      The Wine of Solitude

      ...rekindled the world’s interest in Irène Némirovsky, a prolific Ukrainian-French writer...example – are breathtaking. It is Némirovsky’s powers of social observation, however...memorable. The Wine of Solitude, by Irène Némirovsky, translated by Sandra Smith, Chatto...Review by Ángel Gurría-Quintana

    3. November 1, 2010

      The Dogs and the Wolves

      ...Dogs and the Wolves, by Irène Némirovsky, translated by Sandra Smith, Vintage...pages The last work published in Némirovsky’s lifetime before she died...and implausible love affair. Némirovsky may have been distancing her...Review by James Urquhart

    1. July 19, 2010


      Jezebel, by Irène Némirovsky, Vintage, RRP£8.99, 199 pages In a Paris courtroom, elderly...incontrovertible fact of ageing. But just who was Bernard Martin? Némirovsky’s subtle twist and typically jewelled prose presents the glittering...Review by James Urquhart

    2. July 20, 2009

      All Our Worldly Goods

      ...FT Bookshop price: £13.59 Elegantly translated, Némirovsky’s spare, unadorned prose captures the rigid social...Germans return to raze Saint-Elme again in 1940. Némirovsky’s death in Auschwitz in 1942, long before the outcome...Review by James Urquhart

    3. November 3, 2008

      Fire in the Blood

      ...NémirovskyTranslated by Sandra Smith Vintage £7.99, 153 pages FT Bookshop price: £6.39 Set in the same provincial culture as Némirovsky’s posthumous Suite Française, this recently discovered novella is a neatly orchestrated chamber piece of murder and...Review by James Urquhart

    4. November 1, 2008

      Fire in the Blood

      Fire in the Blood by Irène Némirovsky translated by Sandra Smith Vintage £7.99, 153 pages FT Bookshop price: £6.39 Set in the same provincial culture as Némirovsky's posthumous Suite Française , this recently discovered novella...By James Urquhart

    5. October 20, 2008

      All Our Worldly Goods

      ...Bookshop price: £13.59 Irène Némirovsky was a great French novelist, treated...convictions, prejudices or errors.” Némirovsky’s unfinished masterpiece...has been razed to the ground. Némirovsky achieves an exquisite balance...Review by Lewis Jones

    6. October 18, 2008

      The pitfalls of destiny

      ...All Our Worldly Goods by Irène Némirovsky, trans by Sandra Smith Chatto...pages FT price: £13.59 Irène Némirovsky was a great French novelist...convictions, prejudices or errors." Némirovsky's unfinished masterpiece...By Lewis Jones

    7. November 10, 2007

      Fiction: Le Bal

      Le Bal by Irene Nemirovsky translated by Sandra Smith Vintage...from the rehabilitated canon of Irene Nemirovsky is ''Le Bal'', the title story...second story, ''Snow in Autumn'', Nemirovsky returns to more familiar territory...By Melissa Katsoulis

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