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Colette
Birth date: January 28, 1873
Died: August 03, 1954
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JB's Reading Life
JB's Reading Life rated it 1 year ago
Frivolous short story but probably better in French
Lagraziana's Kalliopeion
Lagraziana's Kalliopeion rated it 3 years ago
Certain book titles attract some people, while they chase away others – The Cat by Colette is such a one. It’s set in Paris in the 1930s and although a cat, more precisely a three-year-old Chartreux cat called Saha, plays a central role in it, the short classical novel couldn’t be less close to a fa...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 3 years ago
I'm I the only one who is grossed out a bit by Gigi? Maybe it's because I can't get the creepy song out of my head. I know it's a different time period and all, and that she is being raised to be a mistress. But ick! She's 16! How old is he?Now, The Cat. I love that story, especially the ending wher...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it 4 years ago
My daughter will be appearing in Gigi this spring, if winter ever leaves us, so I thought I'd read it. Meh. Based on these two stories, I feel towards Colette what I feel towards Wharton: indifference and a little boredom. Sure, yes, turn-of-the-twentieth-century romantic pairings were hard due to t...
Leopard
Leopard rated it 5 years ago
I've just finished re-reading the only book of Colette I have ever read. When I first read it, so many years ago, my French was not up to the challenge - fortunately, that is no longer the case. It is evident from the earlier reviews (in GoodReads) that this book is many things to many people - in...
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