The Slow Waltz Of Turtles

Author(s): Katherine Pancol

General | Francophile Mar-17

An International BestsellerFortysomething mother of two Joséphine Cortès is at a crossroads. She has just moved to a posh new apartment in Paris after the success of the historical novel she ghostwrote for her sister, Iris. Still struggling with her divorce -- the result of her husband running off to Kenya to start a crocodile farm with his mistress -- she is now entangled too in a messy lie orchestrated by her sister. And just when things seem they can't get any more complicated, people start turning up dead in her neighborhood.As Joséphine struggles to find her voice and her confidence amidst a messy web of relationships and a string of murders, she and those around her must learn to push on with determination, like headstrong little turtles learning to dance slowly in a world that's too violent and moving too fast.

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Katherine Pancol is one of France's best-known contemporary authors, with millions of copies of her books in print in thirty-one languages. She lives in Paris, France...The Yellow Eyes of Crocodiles, her first novel translated into English, has been a huge success in France and the rest of Europe where it has sold over 2.5 million copies. The Yellow Eyes of Crocodiles has been translated into thirty-one languages. Katherine Pancol lives in Paris, France and updates her blog every week on her website http://www.katherine-pancol.com...About the Translator William Rodarmor, who also translated Katherine Pancol's The Yellow Eyes of Crocodiles in 2013, has translated more than forty books and screenplays and won the Lewis Galantiere Award from the American Translators Association. A retired magazine editor in Berkeley, California, he also edited and translated the anthologies France and French Feast for Whereabouts Press...

General Fields

  • : 9781760290160
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : January 2017
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : Australia
  • : January 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Katherine Pancol
  • : Paperback
  • : 117
  • : English
  • : 432