Biography

Cecile David-Weill

Cécile David-Weill is French and American. She published her first novel, BEGUIN (Grasset, 1996) under the name of Cécile de la Baume, which was released in an English translation, CRUSH (Grove, 1997). She is also the author of FEMME DE (Grasset, 2002). THE SUITORS is her third novel. Cécile is also a regular contributor to the online French news magazine Le Point, with a column entitled “Letters from New York.” She was born in New York, where she currently lives.

Cecile David-Weill

Books by Cecile David-Weill

by Cecile David-Weill - Fiction

After Laure and Marie learn of their parents’ plan to sell the family’s summer retreat, L’Agapanthe, they devise a scheme for attracting a wealthy suitor who can afford to purchase the estate. This place of charm and nostalgia is the perfect venue to exercise proper etiquette and intellect, though not all its visitors are socially savvy, especially when it’s a matter of understanding the relationships between old money and the nouveau riche.