Irène Némirovsky was a Francophone novelist and short story writer. Born in Tsarist Russia, she escaped the Bolshevik revolution and settled in Paris as a teenager. Her breakthrough novel was David Golder, which appeared in 1929; throughout the thirties she published many successful novels, among which Le Vin de solitude [The Wine of Solitude], Jézabel [Jezebel], Deux [Two], and Les Chiens et les loups [The Dogs and the Wolves]. She also wrote many short stories, which appeared in various magazines such as Marianne, Gringoire, Candide, La Revue des Deux Mondes, and La Nouvelle Revue Française. As a stateless person of Jewish confession she …
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Cenedese, Marta Laura. "Irène Némirovsky". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 21 July 2015
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