The Resource Never anyone but you, Rupert Thomson

Never anyone but you, Rupert Thomson

Label
Never anyone but you
Title
Never anyone but you
Statement of responsibility
Rupert Thomson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the years preceding World War I, two young women meet, by chance, in a provincial town in France. Suzanne Malherbe, a shy seventeen-year-old with a talent for drawing, is completely entranced by the brilliant but troubled Lucie Schwob, who comes from a family of wealthy Jewish intellectuals. They embark on a clandestine love affair, terrified they will be discovered, but then, in an astonishing twist of fate, the mother of one marries the father of the other. As "sisters" they are finally free of suspicion, and, hungry for a more stimulating milieu, they move to Paris at a moment when art, literature, and politics blend in an explosive cocktail. Having reinvented themselves as Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore, they move in the most glamorous social circles, meeting everyone from Hemingway and Dalí to André Breton, and produce provocative photographs that still seem avant-garde today. In the 1930s, with the rise of anti-Semitism and threat of fascism, they leave Paris for Jersey, and it is on this idyllic island that they confront their destiny, creating a campaign of propaganda against Hitler's occupying forces that will put their lives in jeopardy
Summary
Fictionalizes the true story of a love affair between two extraordinary women and recreates the surrealist movement in Paris and the horrors of the two world wars
Theme
Storyline
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10665042
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thomson, Rupert
Dewey number
823/.914
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Malherbe, Suzanne
  • Cahun, Claude
  • Cahun, Claude
  • Malherbe, Suzanne
  • Women artists
  • Lesbians
  • Lesbians
  • Women artists
  • FICTION / Contemporary Women
Target audience
adult
Label
Never anyone but you, Rupert Thomson
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1955388
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
350 pages
Isbn
9781590519134
Lccn
2017030118
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781590519134
  • (OCoLC)992989746
Label
Never anyone but you, Rupert Thomson
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1955388
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
350 pages
Isbn
9781590519134
Lccn
2017030118
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781590519134
  • (OCoLC)992989746

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