Birdsong

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Chivers Press, 1996 - English fiction - 632 pages
Set in France before and during World War I, this is the story of Stephen Wraysford, a young Englishman who is impelled through a series of extreme experiences, including a traumatic love affair which tears apart the bourgeois French family with whom he lives, before hes is trapped amid the horrors of the First World War.

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User Review  - bcrowl399 - LibraryThing

I was expecting a little more from this book based on the reviews I'd read. It was well written, poignant, captivating. However there were times when the details were skimmed over and other places ... Read full review

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User Review  - Clara53 - LibraryThing

An epic tumultuous saga, starting from 1910 to 1918, and then jumping to 1978-79, a follow up of sorts. 1910, France - an ardent and brief love affair (which didn't particularly grab my heart, like I ... Read full review

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About the author (1996)

Sebastian Faulks is the author of Where My Heart Used to Beat, which made the New Zealand Best Seller List 2015.

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