Cheri and the Last of Cheri

Cheri and the Last of Cheri

By Colette
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ISBN10: 0374528012 ISBN13: 9780374528010 Contributors: Senhouse, Roger (Translator) Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux Published: Sep 1 2001 Pages: 296 Weight: 0.65lbs. Height: 8.25" Width: 5.25" Depth: 1.00" Language: English

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Two volumes of Colette's most beloved works, with a new Introduction by Judith Thurman.

Ch ri, together with The Last of Ch ri, is a classic story of a love affair between a very young man and a charming older woman. The amour between Fred Peloux, the beautiful gigolo known as Ch ri, and the courtesan L a de Lonval tenderly depicts the devotion that stems from desire, and is an honest account of the most human preoccupations of youth and middle age. With compassionate insight Colette paints a full-length double portrait using an impressionistic style all her own.
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