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Chantal is a middle aged woman who lives with her somewhat younger lover, Jean-Marc, whom she helps support financially. She had a young child who died several years earlier, and she feels like the best part of her life is over. The couple is comfortable together, but Chantal begins to feel restless and thinks that she is no longer attractive to men.
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To raise Chantal's hopes, Jean-Marc sends her an anonymous love letter. He expects that Chantal will tell him about it and laugh it off, but instead, she says nothing of it to him. Jean-Marc continues sending her letters, but he is troubled by her lack of disclosure. Chantal becomes obsessed with figuring out who her admirer is, and when it is revealed that Jean-Marc is the author of the letters, they have a big fight. Jean-Marc is hurt that she was so receptive of what she thought was another man's affection, and she is hurt that he would deceive her.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Romance Problems    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   discover that know lover in other context Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Lover is    -   imposter or lookalike

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   actual description of hetero sex Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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