Yourcenar: Life & Times
(London: Haus, 2004)

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'On the eve of the 100th anniversary of her birth Life & Times publishes a new biography of this magisterial writer of the twentieth century, the first woman to be admitted to the Académie Française.'

'… not an easy writer to pigeonhole'
TLS 5293, 11 November, 2004, p.26

'I found the amount of biographical information Rousseau supplied just right for me.' Ricardo Ramos, - full review at

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