This Beautiful Future

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Author(s): Rita Kalnejais
Genre: Drama
Original Publish Date: Apr 24, 2017
Product Number: EB00773500
Released: Oct 15, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781786822109
Publisher: Oberon Books
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Description

Elodie is 17. She's French. She lets down her hair and puts it up again. She finds reflective surfaces everywhere. She tests new looks. Otto is 15. He's a German soldier. He brushes his hair to make the shape of his head more perfectly oval. He tries not to look at himself in the mirror. It's 1944. Elodie and Otto are experiencing love for the very first time. Outside, the world around them is exploding. Inside, the room shakes. Elodie and Otto's bodies touch. Fusing youth with old age, the past with the present, pop tunes with Stalingrad, This Beautiful Future is about love in the extreme.

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