Dolce

Irene Nemirovsky's searing depiction of France under occupation, written in 1942 - months before her arrest and death in Auschwitz.

Episodes

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01*20060814

In the spring of 1941, a German regiment is billeted in a rural French village.

In the Angellier household, two warring women pack away the good linen, lock up the piano and prepare to meet the enemy face to face.

02*20060815

The German officers settle into their billets.

The villagers must find a way to live alongside them, however uncomfortable it proves.

03*20060816

Lieutenant Bruno von Falk brings something new into the shuttered and forbidding Angellier home.

04*20060817

Despite herself, and her mother-in-law, Lucille finds herself drawn ever closer to Bruno - but the wider world is hard to keep at bay.

05 LAST20060818

Bonnett's murder has forced Lucille to take sides.