The Last Life by Claire Messud

The Last Life

Claire Messud

403 pages first pub 1999 (editions)

fiction literary challenging reflective slow-paced
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Narrated by a fifteen-year-old girl with a ruthless regard for truth, The Last Life is a beautifully told novel of lies and ghosts, love and honor. Set in colonial Algeria, and in the south of France and New England, it is the tale of the LaBasse ...

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