The Intimate Strangers and Other Stories -

The Intimate Strangers and Other Stories

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Sara, the American wife of a French aristocrat, has had two encounters with her compatriot Cedric Killian, one a youthful idyll in North Carolina and the other during the First World War, when he was a soldier about to go to battle. When, years later and after the death of her husband, Cedric contacts her out of the blue, Sara finds herself eager to see him again - against the wishes of her in-laws - and to find out the secret of this man she loves yet knows so little about. A poignant tale of thwarted love, 'The Intimate Strangers' explores many of Fitzgerald's favourite themes, such as the constraints of society on romance and the American fascination for Old Europe. This volume also includes other lesser-known stories he wrote from the mid-1930s until the end of his life, revealing new facets to the author of The Great Gatsby and Tender Is the Night.

Product code: 9781847495662

ISBN 9781847495662
No. Of Pages 288
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H198xW128
Publisher Alma Books Ltd
Series The F. Scott Fitzgerald Collection
On Sale Date 15/07/2015
A poignant tale of thwarted love, 'The Intimate Strangers' explores many of Fitzgerald's favourite themes, such as the constraints of social pressure on romance and the American fascination for Old Europe. This volume also includes other lesser-known stories, revealing new facets to the author of The Great Gatsby and Tender Is the Night.