When Gillian Tindall discovered a cache of tightly folded letters in a deserted house in central France, recently emptied of 150 years of a family's possessions, she uncovered the obscure and moving life of one woman, Celestine Chaumette.
This is Tindall's brilliantly original recreation of the vanished world of a French village.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 304 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 25/03/1996
- Category: Biography: historical, political & military
- ISBN: 9780749320256
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