Cheri and The Last of Cheri

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Macmillan, Oct 10, 2001 - Fiction - 296 pages
13 Reviews
Two volumes of Colette's most beloved works, with a new Introduction by Judith Thurman.

Chéri, together with The Last of Chéri, is a classic story of a love affair between a very young man and a charming older woman. The amour between Fred Peloux, the beautiful gigolo known as Chéri, and the courtesan Léa de Lonval tenderly depicts the devotion that stems from desire, and is an honest account of the most human preoccupations of youth and middle age. With compassionate insight Colette paints a full-length double portrait using an impressionistic style all her own.

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Review: Cheri & The Last of Cheri (Chéri #1-2)

User Review  - Martha Curtis - Goodreads

Chéri is the love story of an aging courtesan, Léa de Lonval, and Fred Peloux, Chéri, half her age. The Last of Chéri begins five to six years after Chéri ended. Chéri is nw thirty years old and in an ... Read full review

Review: Cheri & The Last of Cheri (Chéri #1-2)

User Review  - Lisa Matlock - Goodreads

Cheri tells the story of 2 self absorbed people who form a passionate relationship. The power in the relationship swings between the two lovers but eventually one person will come out on top. Colette ... Read full review

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Born in 1873 in France, Colette was the author of many acclaimed novels noted for their intimate style.Other Colette titles from FSG include The Complete Claudine, Gigi, Julie de Carneilhan, and Chance Acquaintances, Vagabond, and The Complete Stories of Colette. She died in 1954.

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