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Tatiana de Rosnay
Tatiana's new novel, The Other Story, will be published at Saint Martin's Press on April 22 2014.Tatiana's books have sold over 8 million copies around the world.Tatiana de Rosnay was born on September 28th, 1961 in the suburbs of Paris. She is of English, French and Russian descent. Her father... show more
Tatiana's new novel, The Other Story, will be published at Saint Martin's Press on April 22 2014.Tatiana's books have sold over 8 million copies around the world.Tatiana de Rosnay was born on September 28th, 1961 in the suburbs of Paris. She is of English, French and Russian descent. Her father is French scientist Joël de Rosnay, her grandfather was painter Gaëtan de Rosnay. Tatiana's paternal great-grandmother was Russian actress Natalia Rachewskïa, director of the Leningrad Pushkin Theatre from 1925 to 1949.Tatiana's mother is English, Stella Jebb, daughter of diplomat Gladwyn Jebb, and great-great-granddaughter of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the British engineer. Tatiana is also the niece of historian Hugh Thomas. Tatiana was raised in Paris and then in Boston, when her father taught at MIT in the 70's. She moved to England in the early 80's and obtained a Bachelor's degree in English literature at the University of East Anglia, in Norwich.Returning to Paris in 1984, Tatiana became press attaché for Christie's and then Paris Editor for Vanity Fair magazine till 1993. Since 1992, Tatiana has published ten novels in France (published at Fayard, Plon and EHO).Sarah's Key is her first novel written in her mother tongue, English. Sarah's Key was to be published in 40 countries and has sold over 8 million copies worldwide. Film rights have also been sold and a movie starring Kristin Scott-Thomas has been released. 4 other of her novels are becoming movies in France.Tatiana is married and has two children, Louis and Charlotte. She lives in Paris with her family.Her website is at http://www.tatianaderosnay.com/Her Twitter feed : http://twitter.com/tatianaderosnay
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bookcraazy
bookcraazy rated it 10 years ago
This book, is probably the most moving story that I have ever read in my entire life. I had tears in my eyes the whole way through and am not ashamed to say that I balled like a baby through several parts of the story. It was unbelievably well written and touched you right to the core, I couldn't he...
suehutchings
suehutchings rated it 10 years ago
I found this book amazing yet sad. It is hard to believe how cruel humans can actually be. I read a lot of books and many I sell or give away after I have read them. Not this one, it is a keeper.
rubya
rubya rated it 11 years ago
I am about 100 or so pages into this book and the more I read, the more I dislike it. Whreas, I think the topic is interesting and should be written about, I don't think de Rosnay really delivers. The writing is choppy and without nuance. The characters are flat and uninteresting. The Julia char...
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