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Title:Birdsong
Format Type:Ebook
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Publisher:Vintage International
ISBN:0679776818
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Number of Pages:483
Category:Historical fiction, Fiction, War, Classics, Historical, Romance

Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Birdsong Crafted from the ruins of war and the indestructibility of love Birdsong is a novel that will be read and marveled at for years to come .

Published to international critical and popular acclaim this intensely romantic yet stunningly realistic novel spans three generations and the unimaginable gulf between the First World War and the present As the young Englishman Stephen Wraysford passes through a tempestuous love affair with Isabelle Azaire in France and enters the dark surreal world beneath the trenches of No Man s Land Sebastian Faulks creates a world of fiction that is as tragic as A Farewell to Arms and as sensuous as The English Patient Crafted from the ruins of war and the indestructibility of love Birdsong is a novel that will be read and marveled at for years to come

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A Week in December, On Green Dolphin Street, Human Traces, Birdsong, Engleby, Jeeves and the Wedding Bells (Jeeves, #16), Charlotte Gray, A Possible Life: A Novel in Five Love Stories, The Girl at the Lion d'Or, Devil May Care (James Bond, #36)
A powerful contemporary novel set in London from a master of literary fiction br br London the week before Christmas Over seven days we follow the lives of seven major characters a hedge fund manager trying to bring off the biggest trade of his career a professional footballer recently arrived from Poland a young lawyer with little work and too much time to speculate a student who has been led astray by Islamist theory a hack book reviewer a schoolboy hooked on skunk and reality TV and a Tube train driver whose Circle Line train joins these and countless other lives together in a daily loop br br With daring skill the novel pieces together the complex patterns and crossings of modern urban life Greed the dehumanising effects of the electronic age and the fragmentation of society are some of the themes dealt with in this savagely humorous book The writing on the wall appears in letters ten feet high but the characters refuse to see it and party on as though tomorrow is a dream br br Sebastian Faulks probes not only the self deceptions of this intensely realised group of people but their hopes and loves as well As the novel moves to its gripping climax they are forced one by one to confront the true nature of the world they inhabit, Beautifully written and extraordinarily moving i The Sunday Times i London br br From the author of the international bestseller b Birdsong b comes a haunting historical novel of passion loss and courage set in France between the two world wars This Vintage Original edition marks its first appearance in the United States br br On a rainy night in the s Anne Louvet appears at the run down Hotel du Lion d Or in the village of Janvilliers She is seeking a job and a new life one far removed from the awful injustices of her past As Anne embarks on a torrential love affair with a married veteran of the Great War b The Girl at the Lion d Or b fashions an unbreakable spell of narrative and atmosphere that evokes French masters from Flaubert to Renoir br br This moving and profound novel is perfectly constructed and admirable in its configurations of place and period i The Times i London br br I would urge those who appreciated b The French Lieutenant s Woman b to try this one They may well think it superior i Sunday Telegraph i London, From the critically acclaimed bestselling author of Birdsong new fiction about love and war five transporting stories and five unforgettable lives linked across centuries br br In Second World War Poland a young prisoner closes his eyes and pictures going to bat on a sunlit English cricket ground br br Across the yard of a Victorian poorhouse a man is too ashamed to acknowledge the son he gave away br br In a th century French village an old servant understands suddenly and with awe the meaning of the Bible story her master is reading to her br br On a summer evening in the Catskills in a skinny girl steps out of a Chevy with a guitar and with a song that will send shivers through her listeners skulls br br A few years from now in Italy a gifted scientist discovers links between time and the human brain and between her lover s novel and his life br br Throughout the five masterpieces of fiction that make up A Possible Life exquisitely drawn and unforgettable characters risk their bodies hearts and minds in pursuit of the manna of human connection Between soldier and lover parent and child servant and master and artist and muse important pleasures and pains are born of love separations and missed opportunities These interactions whether successful or not also affect the long trajectories of characters lives br br Provocative and profound Sebastian Faulks s dazzling new novel journeys across continents and centuries not only to entertain with superb old fashioned storytelling but to show that occasions of understanding between humans are the one thing that defines us and that those moments however fluid are the one thing that endures, No description available