Breathe: A Novel

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Macmillan, Sep 2, 2004 - Fiction - 128 pages
25 Reviews
Breathe is the haunting confession of nineteen-year-old Charlene Boher. From her prison cell, Charlene recounts her lonely adolescence. Growing up shy and unpopular, Charlene never had many friends. That is, until she meet Sarah, a beautiful and charismatic American-French girl who moved back to Paris for high school. Much to Charlene's shock and delight, the two girls quickly develop an intense friendship. With Sarah by her side, Charlene finally begins to feel accepted and even loved.

However, after a brief idyllic period, the girls' relationship becomes rocky and friendship veers towards obsession. As Sarah drops Charlene for older, more glamorous friends, Charlene's devotion spirals into hatred. Unfolding slowly and eerily towards a shocking conclusion, Breathe is an intense, convincing portrait of a possessive and ambiguous friendship.
 

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Huge thank you to the publisher for sending me a copy of this book for review! Well this was an odd little book and I'm not totally sure I enjoyed it. The cover is gorgeous and I love toxic ... Read full review

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Huge thank you to the publisher for sending me a copy of this book for review! Well this was an odd little book and I'm not totally sure I enjoyed it. The cover is gorgeous and I love toxic ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Anne-Sophie Brasme was born in 1984. She lives in Paris and Breathe is her first novel.

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