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Tatiana de Rosnay is the author of ten novels, including the New York Times bestselling novel Sarah's Key, an international bestselling sensation with over two million copies sold in thirty-five countries worldwide. Together with Dan Brown, Stephenie Meyer, and Stieg Larsson, she was named one of the top ten fiction writers in Europe in 2009. Tatiana lives with her husband and two children in Paris. Visit her online at www.tatianaderosnay.com.
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A writer herself, Tatiana de Rosnay understands more than most about the entwined life of an author, their duel existence as themselves and as the creator of characters who live and breathe on the page. It is a recreation of the life of a complex woman from childhood to old age giving the reader an inside view of what it is to be a writer and the process of creating works of fiction. ~ Sue Baker Like for Like Reading Daphne Du Maurier by Margaret Forster Daphne Du Maurier and her Sisters by Jane Dunn
A Secret Kept is a hugely accomplished novel from the multi-million copy bestselling author of Sarah's Key. It plumbs the depths of complex family relationships and the power of a past secret to change everything in the present. To read it is to enjoy it hugely. Click here to view a reading guide for this book.
The Rain Watcher is a powerful family drama set in Paris as the Malegarde family gathers to celebrate the father's 70th birthday. Their hidden fears and secrets are slowly unraveled as the City of Light undergoes a stunning natural disaster. Seen through the eyes of charismatic photographer Linden Malegarde, the youngest son, all members of the family will have to fight to keep their unity against tragic circumstances. In this profound and intense novel of love and redemption, De Rosnay demonstrates all of her writer's skills both as an incredible storyteller but also as a soul seeker.
As a bilingual bestselling novelist with a mixed Franco-British bloodline and a host of eminent forebears, Tatiana de Rosnay is the perfect candidate to write a biography of Daphne du Maurier. As a thirteen-year-old, de Rosnay read and reread Rebecca, becoming a lifelong devotee of Du Maurie's fiction. Now de Rosnay pays homage to the writer who influenced her so deeply, following Du Maurier from a shy seven-year-old to a rebellious sixteen-year-old, a twenty- something newlywed, and finally, a cantankerous old woman. With a rhythm and intimacy to its prose characteristic of all de Rosnay's works, Manderley Forever is a vividly compelling portrait and celebration of an intriguing, hugely popular and (in her time) critically underrated writer.
Late nights at the office...Hotel rooms and secret rendezvous...Lingering perfume...Sizzling texts...What takes place in Paris when husbands and wives tangle with infidelity? In this compulsively readable collection, Tatiana de Rosnay paints a portrait of forbidden loves in many shades sometimes tragic, sometimes humorous, sometimes heartfelt, always with a dry wit and unflinching authenticity. A PARIS AFFAIR will take you on a vacation overseas, into the hidden lives of husbands, wives, boyfriends and girlfriends, where illicit desire wars with duty, and where a French take on romance will surprise you every time.
From the internationally best-selling author of SARAH'S KEY comes an irreverent yet heartfelt collection that examines our most intimate and forbidden desiresLate nights at the office... Hotel rooms and secret rendezvous... Lingering perfume... Sizzling texts...What takes place in Paris when husbands and wives tangle with infidelity?In this compulsively readable collection, Tatiana de Rosnay paints a portrait of forbidden loves in many shades - sometimes tragic, sometimes humorous, sometimes heartfelt, always with a dry wit and unflinching authenticity. A PARIS AFFAIR will take you on a vacation overseas, into the hidden lives of husbands, wives, boyfriends and girlfriends, where illicit desire wars with duty, and where a French take on romance will surprise you every time.
Paris im Sommer 1942. Sarah, ein zehnjahriges judisches Madchen, wird nach der Deportation durch die franzosische Polizei von ihren Eltern getrennt. Nach angstvollen Tagen gelingt ihr die Flucht. Sie muss ihren kleinen Bruder retten, den sie zu Hause im Wandschrank versteckt hat - den Schlussel dazu halt sie in der Hand ... Sechzig Jahre spater findet die Journalistin Julia heraus, dass die Pariser Wohnung ihrer Schwiegereltern einmal Juden gehort hat. Sie ahnt noch nicht, dass die Spurensuche ihr Leben vollkommen verandern wird. Im Anhang fr Lesekreise: - Interview mit Tatiana de Rosnay - Hintergrundwissen - Fragenkatalog als Grundlage fr die Diskussion - Pressespiegel Dieser und ber 20 weitere Lesekreisanhnge im Internet unter: berlinverlage.de
Paris, Quartier Montparnasse. Pascaline Malon hat sich gerade von ihrem Mann Frederic getrennt und will noch mal ganz von vorne anfangen. Sie beschliet, sich neue Freunde zu suchen und bezieht eine hubsche kleine Zweizimmerwohnung in der Rue Dambre. Kaum angekommen erfahrt sie von einer Nachbarin, dass in den Raumen vor Jahren eine junge Frau umgekommen ist. Panisch verlasst sie die Wohnung, nimmt sich ein Hotelzimmer, kann sich der Geschichte der Toten aber nicht entziehen. Was als Spurensuche beginnt, wird zur Obsession, und auf einmal sieht sich Pascaline einer virtuos verdrangten Vergangenheit ausgesetzt ...
Eine Reise in die Vergangenheit: Antoine ladt seine jungere Schwester Melanie auf einen Ausflug ein, zuruck an den Ort, wo die beiden als Kinder die Sommerferien an der franzosischen Kuste verbracht haben. Erinnerungen werden wach, auch an ihre Mutter Clarisse. Seit deren Tod vor dreiig Jahren sind die Geschwister nicht mehr dort gewesen. Doch auf der Ruckfahrt nach Paris wird Melanie von ihrer Erinnerung so uberwaltigt, dass sie die Kontrolle uber den Wagen verliert. Was hat sie so sehr erschuttert?
Vacationing at a luxurious Tuscan island resort, Nicolas Duhamel is hopeful that the ghosts of his past have finally been put to rest... Now a bestselling author, when he was twenty-four years old, he stumbled upon a troubling secret about his family - a secret that was carefully concealed. In shock, Nicholas embarked on a journey to uncover the truth that took him from the Basque coast to St. Petersburg - but the answers wouldn't come easily.??In the process of digging into his past, something else happened. Nicolas began writing a novel that was met with phenomenal success, skyrocketing him to literary fame whether he was ready for it or not - and convincing him that he had put his family's history firmly behind him. But now, years later, Nicolas must reexamine everything he thought he knew, as he learns that, however deeply buried, the secrets of the past always find a way out.??Layered and beautifully written, Tatiana de Rosnay's THE OTHER STORY is a reflection on identity, the process of being a writer and the repercussions of generations-old decisions as they echo into the present and shape the future.
Nicolas Kolt hat den Gipfel des Ruhms erreicht. Millionenfach hat sich sein Buch, "e;Der Brief"e;, verkauft. Er ist reich, beruhmt, fliegt fur Lesungen um die halbe Welt. Seine Leser verfolgen jede Meldung uber ihn - und warten auf den neuen Roman. Doch die Arbeit daran hat nicht einmal begonnen. Mit seiner Freundin Malvina entflieht Nicolas auf eine abgeschiedene italienische Insel, ins Gallo Nero, einem der exklusivsten Hotels der Welt. Hoch oben auf dem Kliff, mit einzigartigem Blick und Privatstrand will er Inspiration finden, um endlich die ersten Worte zu Papier zu bringen. Doch die Ruhe des Gallo Nero ist trgerisch. Pltzlich tauchen Fotos von Kolt auf Facebook auf. Jemand scheint ihn zu beobachten. Malvina ist ungewhnlich gereizt. Und sein bester Freund beantwortet seine Anrufe nicht. Vllig unerwartet holen ihn hier, in der Idylle der italienischen Ferieninsel, die Schatten seiner Vergangenheit ein.
It all began with a simple seaside vacation, a brother and sister recapturing their childhood. Antoine thought he had the perfect surprise for his sister Melanie's birthday: a weekend by the sea at Noirmoutier Island, where the pair spent many happy childhood summers playing on the beach. But the island's haunting beauty triggers more than happy memories; it reminds Melanie of something unexpected and deeply disturbing about their last island summer. When, on the drive home to Paris, she finally summons the courage to reveal what she knows to Antoine, her emotions overcome her and she loses control of the car. Alone, waiting for news of Melanie, Antoine reflects on his life: his wife has left him, his teenage children are strangers to him, his job bores him, and his father is an ageing tyrant who still poisons every aspect of his life. How did he end up here? And, more importantly, what was the secret that his sister wanted to tell him? A Secret Kept by Tatiana de Rosnay plumbs the depths of complex family relationships and the power of a past secret to change everything in the present.
Paris 1868. Das mehrstockige Haus in der Rue Childebert wurde bereits geraumt. Viele Gebaude in der Nachbarschaft sind schon abgerissen. Die Witwe Rose Bazelet hat sich im Keller ihres Hauses verschanzt, sie wird es nicht verlassen. Nur ein paar ehemalige Nachbarn wissen Bescheid. Allein zuruckgelassen, halt sie Zwiesprache mit ihrem verstorbenen Mann Armand und lasst ihr Leben Revue passieren: ihre Hochzeit und den Einzug in das Haus, die Geburten der Kinder, die Todesfalle, Momente des Glucks und der Trauer und schlielich ein Geheimnis ... Tatiana de Rosnay beschreibt in ihrem neuen Roman den einsamen Kampf einer Frau gegen die Obrigkeit, und wieder stecken Huser und Wnde voller Erinnerungen und Geheimnisse.
From the New York Times bestselling author of Sarah's Key and A Secret Kept comes an absorbing new novel about one woman's resistance during an epoque that shook Paris to its very core.Paris, France: 1860's. Hundreds of houses are being razed, whole neighborhoods reduced to ashes. By order of Emperor Napoleon III, Baron Haussman has set into motion a series of large-scale renovations that will permanently alter the face of old Paris, moulding it into a "e;modern city."e; The reforms will erase generations of history-but in the midst of the tumult, one woman will take a stand. Rose Bazelet is determined to fight against the destruction of her family home until the very end; as others flee, she stakes her claim in the basement of the old house on rue Childebert, ignoring the sounds of change that come closer and closer each day. Attempting to overcome the loneliness of her daily life, she begins to write letters to Armand, her beloved late husband. And as she delves into the ritual of remembering, Rose is forced to come to terms with a secret that has been buried deep in her heart for thirty years. Tatiana de Rosnay's The House I Loved is both a poignant story of one woman's indelible strength, and an ode to Paris, where houses harbor the joys and sorrows of their inhabitants, and secrets endure in the very walls...
This stunning new novel from Tatiana de Rosnay, author of the acclaimed New York Times bestseller Sarah's Key, plumbs the depths of complex family relationships and the power of a past secret to change everything in the present.It all began with a simple seaside vacation, a brother and sister recapturing their childhood. Antoine Rey thought he had the perfect surprise for his sister Melanie's birthday: a weekend by the sea at Noirmoutier Island, where the pair spent many happy childhood summers playing on the beach. It had been too long, Antoine thought, since they'd returned to the island-over thirty years, since their mother died and the family holidays ceased. But the island's haunting beauty triggers more than happy memories; it reminds Melanie of something unexpected and deeply disturbing about their last island summer. When, on the drive home to Paris, she finally summons the courage to reveal what she knows to Antoine, her emotions overcome her and she loses control of the car.Recovering from the accident in a nearby hospital, Melanie tries to recall what caused her to crash. Antoine encounters an unexpected ally: sexy, streetwise Angele, a mortician who will teach him new meanings for the words life, love and death. Suddenly, however, the past comes swinging back at both siblings, burdened with a dark truth about their mother, Clarisse. Trapped in the wake of a shocking family secret shrouded by taboo, Antoine must confront his past and also his troubled relationships with his own children. How well does he really know his mother, his children, even himself? Suddenly fragile on all fronts as a son, a husband, a brother and a father, Antoine Rey will learn the truth about his family and himself the hard way.By turns thrilling, seductive and destructive, with a lingering effect that is bittersweet and redeeming, A Secret Kept is the story of a modern family, the invisible ties that hold it together, and the impact it has throughout life.A film is now in production, to star Melanie Laurent (Inglourious Basterds, Now You See Me), Laurent Lafitte (The Crimson Rivers, Little White Lies), and Audrey Dana (Roman de Gare, The Clink of Ice) and will begin shooting in April!
Paris, July 1942: Sarah, a ten year-old girl, is brutally arrested with her family by the French police in the Vel' d'Hiv' roundup, but not before she locks her younger brother in a cupboard in the family's apartment, thinking that she will be back within a few hours.Paris, May 2002: On Vel' d'Hiv's 60th anniversary, journalist Julia Jarmond is asked to write an article about this black day in France's past. Through her contemporary investigation, she stumbles onto a trail of long-hidden family secrets that connect her to Sarah. Julia finds herself compelled to retrace the girl's ordeal, from that terrible term in the Vel d'Hiv', to the camps, and beyond. As she probes into Sarah's past, she begins to question her own place in France, and to reevaluate her marriage and her life. Tatiana de Rosnay offers us a brilliantly subtle, compelling portrait of France under occupation and reveals the taboos and silence that surround this painful episode.
The Multi-Million Copy International Bestseller Released in 2010 as a major motion picture starring Kristin Scott Thomas, Sarah's Key is perfect for fans of The Tattooist of Auschwitz and All the Light We Cannot See. 'A remarkable novel. Like Sophie's Choice, it's a book that impresses itself upon one's heart and soul forever' Naomi Ragen, author of The Saturday Wife Paris, July 1942. Sarah, a ten-year-old Jewish girl, is arrested by the French police in the middle of the night, along with her mother and father. Desperate to protect her younger brother, she locks him in a cupboard and promises to come back for him as soon as she can. Paris, May 2002. Julia Jarmond, an American journalist, is asked to write about the 60th anniversary of the Vel' d'Hiv' roundup - the infamous day in 1942 when French police rounded up thousands of Jewish men, women and children, in order to send them to concentration camps. Sarah's Key is the poignant story of two families, forever linked and haunted by one of the darkest days in France's past. In this emotionally intense, page-turning novel, Tatiana de Rosnay reveals the guilt brought on by long-buried secrets and the damage that the truth can inflict when they finally come unravelled.