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I've read this book twice and enjoyed it the second time as much as I enjoyed the first, probably more.
The two "Cheri" books are a tribute to the power of love and the beauty of the human spirit, written as only the divine Colette could have done.
The first book, Cheri, is a rather trite love story about the affair of an older woman with her young lover.
The two short novels in this volume, Cheri and The Last of Cheri, were written in 1920 and 1926, respectively. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Steven Davis
The two short volumes included in here tell the story of an aging courtesan and her frivolous young lover, for whom the first World War changes everything. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Willow Fallon
This is a very French culture book. Some of the translation is not quite accurate (i.e, perhaps the use of the world "child' when when what is probably meant, in French, to be... Read morePublished 20 months ago by martha Blaxall
I've read this book twice and enjoyed it the second time as much as I enjoyed the first, probably more. I liked Cheri and felt sorry for him. Read morePublished on September 22, 2011 by Jersey Girl
Fred Peloux, also known as Cheri, is a very handsome young man who lives in France around the time of the first world war. Read morePublished on April 26, 2010 by IRA Ross
"The most moral thing I've ever written" by Colette
`Cheri' and the counterpart `The Last of Cheri' is an incredible and tragic love story between a womanizing man-slut... Read more
The writing is a bit flowery but because you are already familiar with the story, you will enjoy the book as I did.
The book arrived quickly and in good condition. Read more
"I wept a little this evening," Proust wrote to Colette upon reading her love story, 'Mitsou'. I wept when I read these two short novels, 'Cheri' and 'The Last of Cheri'. Read morePublished on August 14, 2009 by Francine Saint Marie
I think Cheri and The Last of Cheri should be treated as one book. The relationship between Lea and Cheri, in my view, is far more complex than love between an older female and a... Read morePublished on July 23, 2009 by Queen Margo