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The sexual fantasies and emotional realities of late adolescence are depicted [in French Postcards] with Klein's customary skill and stylistic shorthand as the initial risks of entering the world of adult relationships set up the characters for an often bewildering speed course in psychological maturation.

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A review of "French Postcards: A Novel," in Booklist, Vol. 76, No. 8, December 15, 1979, p. 595.

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