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Olivia

by Dorothy Strachey - £7.99  Vintage Classics (2008)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9780099511885 | ISBN 10: 0099511886

When Olivia turns sixteen she is sent to a Parisian finishing school to broaden her education. Soon after her arrival, she finds herself falling under the spell of her beautiful and charismatic teacher. But Madamoiselle Julie's life is not as straightforward as Olivia imagines and the school year is destined to end abruptly in tragedy.

"Perfectly captures the breathless excitement of adolescent passion."
(Sarah Waters)

(Price & availability last checked: August 2018)

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