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978-1846689062

Petite Mort

Petite Mort

by Beatrice Hitchman

Publisher Serpent's Tail

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Mesdames et Messieurs, presenting La Petite Mort, or, A Little Death ...

A silent film, destroyed in a fire in 1913 at the Path studio, before it was seen even by its director.

A lowly seamstress, who makes the costumes she should be wearing, but believes her talent - and the secret she keeps too - will soon get her a dressing room of her own.

A beautiful house in Paris, with a curving staircase, a lake, and locked rooms.

A famous - and dashing - creator of spectacular cinematic illusions, husband to a beautiful, volatile actress, the most adored icon of the Parisian studios.

All fit together, like scenes in a movie. And as you will see, this plot has a twist we beg you not to disclose ...

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About the Author

Beatrice Hitchman

Beatrice Hitchman was born in London in 1980. She read English and French at Edinburgh University and then studied for an MA in Comparative Literature. After a year living in Paris, she moved back to the UK, trained and worked as a documentary film editor. She has written and directed short films which have toured festivals worldwide.

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