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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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From Leigh Newman at Oprah.com on The Suitors

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. Leigh Newman — Oprah.com

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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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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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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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