The Tale of the Rose: The Love Story Behind The Little Prince

Author(s): Consuelo de Saint-Exupery


Consuelo and Antoine de Saint-Exup

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"Written with a strong and authentic voice...We find in these pages all the tenderness and patience, but also the tenacity, of a woman who loves."
"Antoine de Saint-Exupery wrote The Little Prince, inspired by a formidable princess called Consuelo. The drama and passionate romance sublimated beneath the children's fairy tale is here, revealed in her memoir. What a life!"
--Isaac Mizrahi
"A poetic memoir of their tempestuous marriage...Consuelo...writes, with style and courage, for grown-ups."
--"Entertainment Weekly"
"In pages weighty with love, passion, betrayal and tragedy, the Salvadoran-born beauty has reclaimed her place in the Saint-Exupery myth."
--"The New York Times"

General Fields

  • : 9780812967173
  • : Random House
  • : Random House
  • : May 2001
  • : 216mm X 140mm X 20mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : very good
  • : 308
  • : illustrations
  • : Consuelo de Saint-Exupery
  • : Paperback