What is a summary of Break of Day by Colette?

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Colette's Break of Day was written in 1928 and is considered one of the author's most momentous achievements. The story is written in the first-person present tense and is constructed as a sort of fictional memoir around themes like nostalgia for youth, the fragility of love and enjoying the simplicity of life.

We meet Madame Colette (also the character's name, late 40's) in her Provence home, enjoying her garden during the lovely summer months, lonely, reminiscing of...

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