Break of Day

Break of Day

Book - 1966
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Colette began writing Break of Day in her early fifties, at Saint-Tropez on the Côte d'Azur, where she had bought a small house after the breakup of her second marriage. The novel's theme--the renunciation of love and the return to an independent existence supported and enriched by the beauty and peace of nature--grows out of Colette's own period of self-assessment in the middle of her life. A collection of subtle reflections about love and life, it is among her most thoughtful and stylistically bold works.

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux [1966]
ISBN: 9780374528324
0374528322
Branch Call Number: FICTION
Characteristics: xiv, [5]-143, 159 p. 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Colette 1873-1954 Fanal bleu

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Candaceb108
Jun 11, 2016

This is a sweet book, would be interesting to any woman how children have gone and perhaps her husband too. Colette reminisces, but lives a very sensuous pleasurable life as she ages. Good role model.

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