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Les Parisiennes - CANCELLED Anne Sebba Tuesday 07 April 2020

THIS LECTURE HAS BEEN CANCELLED AND WILL BE RE-SCHEDULED 

 

Anne Sebba is the author of biographies on Laura Ashley, Mother Teresa, Jennie Churchill and Wallis Simpson. Her latest book is ‘Les Parisiennes’ and it is on this subject – how the women of Paris lived, loved and died during the occupation of France from 1940 to 1944 – that she will be lecturing to us. She will tell us about how celebrated Parisiennes like Coco Chanel, Irene Nemirovsky and Elisabeth de Rothschild endeavoured to survive in the stifling and terrifying atmosphere of the Nazi occupation and how all the women were faced with stark choices. Should they collaborate or should they resist?

Reading: Les Parisiennes by Anne Sebba (Weidenfeld & Nicholson 2016)