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Read online Fleur de neige (LITTERATURE ETR).pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Fleur de neige (LITTERATURE ETR) Fleur de Lis et Fleur de Neige sont n es le m me jour la m me heure dans une province recul e de la Chine du XIXe si cle Alors que la famille de Fleur de Neige est de la plus haute noblesse celle de Fleur de Lis n a connu que la mis re mais la grande beaut de cette derni re et la perfection de ses pieds lui permettent de devenir la laotong me soeur de Fleur de Neige Les deux jeunes filles partagent tout du supplice des pieds band s la r clusion du nu shu langage secret invent par les femmes leurs mariages arrang s Leur amiti teint e d une fascination r ciproque grandit au fil des ann es Jusqu au jour o Fleur de Lis d couvre que Fleur de Neige l a trahie L amour qui les lie c de alors la place une jalousie que rien ni personne ne saura arr ter Fleur de Neige est un merveilleux voyage dans le temps qui nous fait revivre la tradition ancestrale de l ducation des jeunes filles dans la Chine imp riale Best seller traduit dans pays ce roman charg de lyrisme et d motion p n tre l une des plus myst rieuses relations humaines l amiti f minine diteur original Random House an imprint of the Random House Publishing Group a division of Random House Inc Lisa See Snow Flower and the Secret Fan Pour la traduction fran aise ditions Flammarion Couv Montage Virginie Berthemet Photo Photodisc by Lisa See, Pierre Ménard

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