Petite Mort (Epub)


Scandal, intoxication and lies flourish in the silent film studios of Paris

SKU: 9781847658685


'Part Moulin Rouge, part Alfred Hitchcock' Grazia

'A sly, erotic thriller concerned with doubleness and duplicity' Guardian

Mesdames et Messieurs, presenting La Petite Mort, or, A Little Death …

A silent film, destroyed in a fire in 1914 at the Pathé studio, before it was seen even by its director.

A lowly seamstress, who makes the costumes she should be wearing, but believes her talent – and the secret she keeps – will soon get her a dressing room of her own.

A famous and dashing creator of spectacular cinematic illusions – husband to a beautiful, volatile actress, the most adored icon of the Parisian studios.

All fit together, like scenes in a movie. One with a twist that will leave you breathless …