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  • Published: 12 March 2020
  • ISBN: 9781473570573
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 176

All About Sarah




A literary sensation in France, an intoxicating and evocative debut novel about the all-consuming love affair between two women and the ruin it leaves in its wake.

An intoxicating and evocative novel about the all-consuming love affair between two women in Paris and the ruin it leaves in its wake.

'Captivating...intense...seductive' Guardian
A thirty-something teacher drifts through her life in Paris, raising a daughter on her own, lonely in spite of a new boyfriend. Then one night, at a friend's tepid New Year's Eve party, Sarah enters the scene like a tornado. A talented young violinist, she is loud, vivacious, appealingly unkempt in a world where everyone seems preoccupied with being 'just so'. It is the beginning of an intense relationship, tender and violent, that will upend both women's lives.
A literary sensation in France, All About Sarah perfectly captures the pull of a desire so strong that it blinds us to everything else.

'All About Sarah moves impressively from the chaos and noise of love, to silence and solitude, like a spun coin settling' Observer

  • Published: 12 March 2020
  • ISBN: 9781473570573
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 176

About the author

Pauline Delabroy-Allard

Pauline Delabroy-Allard was born in 1988, and lives in Paris. All About Sarah is her debut novel.

Praise for All About Sarah

There are shades of Duras, Nabokov, and Barthes in the intensely living heart of this magnificent novel.

L'Express

[All About Sarah] moves impressively from the chaos and noise of love, to silence and solitude, like a spun coin settling.

John Self, Observer

A story of desire and desolation.

Kim Willsher, Guardian

A brief, intense read... compulsive... seductive prose.

Lara Feigel, Guardian

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