Tag Archives: French

Andrew Solomon: By the Book

” I loved Cécile David-Weill’s “Suitors,” a charming comedy of manners set at a country estate in the South of France, apparently one of the few places in the world where anyone still has enough manners to make a comedy about.” … Continue reading

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The Suitors by Cécile David-Weill

In THE SUITORS, fans of “Downton Abbey” will find a familiar topic: an impressive modern estate held by a super-elite French bourgeoisie family who live an old-world life (upheld, of course, by a large collection of “servants” whose sole purpose … Continue reading

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Book of the Week: The Suitors

Cécile David-Weill’s witty new comedy of manners dives into the rarefied world of the French beau monde. In it, sisters Laure and Marie attempt to save the family’s summer retreat on the Côte d’Azur by luring a billionaire suitor. We … Continue reading

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7 Dreamy Novels Set in the Most Romantic City in the World

Stroll down the Champs-Elysées, smell the delicious scent of fresh croissants, marvel at the city’s famous skyline—and the best part—on these journeys you’ll never have to say “au revoir.” The Suitors By Cecile David-Weill 432 pages; Other Press Available at: Amazon.com | Barnes & … Continue reading

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Matters of Taste

Who was the guest who sat with his elbows on the table knocking back the ’61 Cheval Blanc? Or the one who brought a jet ski? By Moira Hodgson – The Wall Street Journal, March 7th, 2013 When Laure and Marie, … Continue reading

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The Suitors — As seen by Gilles Bensimon

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SRO at 192 Books for “The Suitors”

A wonderful turn-out of great friends and bold-faced names at 190 Books in Manhattan.

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