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PUBLISHER: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux
The Complete Claudine
Colette, prodded by her first husband, Willy, began her writing career with Claudine at School, which catapulted the young author into instant, sensational success. Among the most autobiographical of Colette’s works, these four novels are dominated by the child-woman Claudine, whose strength, humor, and zest for living make her seem almost a symbol for the life force.
A main character (Claudine) is attracted to people of multiple genders. Author Colette was also attracted to people of multiple genders.