Birdsong

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Vintage, Jan 19, 2012 - Historical fiction - 503 pages
A tale of love and war early this century. The protagonists are Stephen Wraysford, a British businessman, and Isabelle Azaire, a married Frenchwoman. They meet in 1910, she elopes with him, gives birth to his child, then remorse sends her back to her husband. But World War I will bring them together when he returns to France as an officer in the British army.

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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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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 (2012)

SEBASTIAN FAULK's books include the number one bestseller "A Week in December, A Possible Life, Human Traces, On Green Dolphin Street, Charlotte Gray" and "Birdsong," which has sold more than three million copies. In 2011 he wrote and presented the four-part television series "Faulks on Fiction "for BBC Two.

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