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The inheritors / Hannelore Cayre ; translated by Stephanie Smee.

The inheritors / Hannelore Cayre ; translated by Stephanie Smee.
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ISBN 9781760642662 (paperback)
Author Cayre, Hannelore, 1963- author.
Title The inheritors / Hannelore Cayre ; translated by Stephanie Smee.
Publisher/Date Melbourne, Victoria : Black Inc, 2020.
©2020
Pagination etc. 231 pages ; 21 cm.
Summary Note She had been dead now for four days and I had become rich. Unimaginably rich.Blanche de Rigny has always considered herself the black sheep of the family. And a black sheep on crutches at that. But it turns out her family tree has branches she didn’t even know existed. And many of them are rotten to the core. As Blanche learns more about the legacy left by her wealthy Parisian ancestors, she decides a little family tree pruning might be in order. But great wealth also brings great responsibility – a form of richesse oblige, perhaps – and Blanche has a plan to use her inheritance to cure the world of its ills. Spanning two centuries, from Paris on the eve of the Franco-Prussian War to the modern day, this unforgettable family saga lays bare the persistent and poisonous injustice of inequality.
Language note Translated from the French.
Subject Inheritance and succession -- Fiction
Families -- Fiction
Women -- Conduct of life -- Fiction
Equality -- Fiction
Paris (France) -- Fiction
Domestic fiction
Added Author Smee, Stephanie,translator
Shelf Location F CAYR
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