Irene Nemirovsky, 1928. The following year, living in Paris & pregnant with her first child, Nemirovsky publshed "David Golder" - a novel about a financier of dubious character. Of Ukrainian Jewish parentage, Nemirovsky was later arrested by the Gestapo & died of typhus at Auschwitz in 1939. Decades later, her daughters published their mother's novel "Suite Francaise" (which had survived hidden in a suitcase). Masterpieces of literature.