Syncopation: A Memoir of Adele Hugo

Syncopation: A Memoir of Adele Hugo

by Elizabeth Caulfield Felt

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Overview

In nineteenth-century France, a woman's role was explicitly defined; she was a daughter, then a wife, then a mother. This view was held by novelist and poet Victor Hugo, but not by his daughter, pianist and poet Adele Hugo. Under such constraints, what's a woman of passion to do? Syncopation, by Elizabeth Caulfield Felt, breathes life into the unconventional thoughts of this controversial female figure. An elderly Adele recounts her desperate attempts to gain personal freedom. Her memoir blurs the fine line between truth and madness, in a narrative that is off-kilter... skewed...syncopated.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940152594188
Publisher: Elizabeth Caulfield Felt
Publication date: 03/15/2016
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 325 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Elizabeth Caulfield Felt has worked as a cross-pollinator, book seller, cashier, librarian, typist, secretary, teacher, but always as a writer! She reads voraciously, nearly every genre, and writes in multiple genres. Her first Smashwords novel is historical fiction for adults: Syncopation: a memoir of Adele Hugo is the fictionalized autobiography of Victor Hugo's scandalous daughter. Soon to be released novels include a series of steampunk fairy tales for middle grade and young adult readers. Elizabeth has lived in seven different states and three different countries. She speaks one language extremely well, another moderately well, can get by in a third, and loves the music of unknown languages.

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