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Lullaby (2018)

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WINNER OF THE DEBUT NOVEL OF THE YEAR AT THE BRITISH BOOK AWARDS 2019 A SUNDAY TIMES TOP 100 NOVEL OF THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY The baby is dead. It took only a few seconds. When Myriam, a brilliant lawyer, decides to return to work, she and her husband look for a nanny for their two young children. They never dreamed they would find Louise: a quiet, polite and devoted woman who sings to their children, cleans the family's chic Paris apartment, stays late without complaint and hosts enviable birthday parties. But as the couple and their nanny become more and more dependent on each other, jealousy, resentment and suspicions increase, until Myriam and Paul's idyllic domesticity is shattered . .

*Also titled The Perfect Nanny*.
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When Myriam, a French-Moroccan lawyer, decides to return to work after having children, she and her husband look for the perfect caretaker for their two young children. They never dreamed they would find Louise: a quiet, polite and devoted woman who sings to their children, cleans the family's chic apartment in Paris's upscale tenth arrondissement, stays late without complaint and is able to host enviable birthday parties. The couple and nanny become more dependent on each other. But as jealousy, resentment and suspicions increase, Myriam and Paul's idyllic tableau is shattered... *Also titled The Perfect Nanny*.

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Author Leïla Slimani
Publisher Faber & Faber
Place London
Year 2018-07-26
ISBN 9780571337545
Binding Paperback
Condition Very Good

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