Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Oddness of Moving Things – Book 13, The Suitors

“This novel is everything that it claims to be, an amusing inside look at the codes, manners, and morals of high society, and it’s nothing more.So if you don’t want to read a comedy of manners, then don’t. It’s sort … Continue reading

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The Suitors — Bookreporter.com

The Suitors by Cécile David-Weill A comedy of manners that serves as an insightful look at the lives of those in the upper classes. After two sisters, Laure and Marie, learn of their parents’ plan to sell the family’s summer … Continue reading

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Shelf Awareness for Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Shelf Awareness for Wednesday, February 20, 2013 Cécile David-Weill’s novel The Suitors, a “rather wicked look at how the nouveaux riches are infecting the precincts of old money, specifically a big pile on the Cote d’Azur,” by an author who knows … Continue reading

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Book of the Week — Oprah.com

The Suitors By Cecile David-Weill 432 pages; Other Pres If you’ve ever wondered what Downton Abbey would be like if it were set in the South of France during our current century, then pick up this smart novel de charme immediately. Brainy, witty and well-divorced … Continue reading

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This Week’s Hot Reads: February 25, 2013

“From a tour of four Eastern megalopolises to a novel that looks inside the world of the French ultra-rich” by G. Clay Whittaker — The Daily Beast (Feb 25, 2013 1:50 PM EST) The Suitors  By Cécile David-Weill Two sisters seek … Continue reading

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Woman on Top

“Inside author & social queen Cécile David-Weill’s three-level penthouse” By Royal Young — The New York Post, February 26, 2013 “When I walked into the lobby, it was like Tutankhamen’s tomb,” French society fixture and accomplished author Cécile David-Weill says and laughs. … Continue reading

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Ina Garten, author of the Barefoot Contessa Cookbooks and TV host

“A charming peek behind the curtain of French high society as only the ultimate insider can. Cécile David-Weill’s novel is a delicious romp and I loved reading it!” — Ina Garten, author of the Barefoot Contessa Cookbooks and TV host

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