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A Country Road, A Tree

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BY THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF LONGBOURN'Skillful . . . daring . . . extraordinary' The Guardian'Beautif... Weiterlesen
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BY THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF LONGBOURN'Skillful . . . daring . . . extraordinary' The Guardian'Beautifully written, empathetic and unflinching, it is very, very good' Daily Mail'Insightful . . . beautifully paced . . . authentic The Irish TimesParis, 1939: The pavement rumbles with the footfall of Nazi soldiers marching along the Champs Elysees. A young writer, recently arrived from Ireland to make his mark, smokes one last cigarette with his lover before the city they know is torn apart. Soon, he will put is own life and those of his loved ones in mortal danger by joining the Resistance...Spies, artists, deprivation, danger and passion: this is a story of life at the edges of human experience, and of how one man came to translate it all into art.Sunday Express Book of the MonthPraise for Jo Baker's LONGBOURN:'Intoxicating' Guardian'Engrossing' Sunday Times'Audacious' New York Times

Vorwort
Jo Baker, Sunday Times bestselling author of LONGBOURN, goes behind the scenes again with the life and loves of a twentieth century literary icon.

Autorentext
Jo Baker was educated at Oxford and Queen's University, Belfast. She lives in Lancaster with her husband and their two children. She is the author of the bestselling LONGBOURN, which is due to be made into a film. Her latest novel is inspired by the life of Samuel Beckett.

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BY THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF LONGBOURN

SHORTLISTED FOR THE WALTER SCOTT PRIZE FOR HISTORICAL FICTION 2017

SHORTLISTED FOR THE JAMES TAIT BLACK PRIZE 2017

'Skilful . . . daring . . . extraordinary' The Guardian

'A fascinating fictional account of Samuel Beckett's wartime years' IAN RANKIN

'Beautifully written, empathetic and unflinching, it is very, very good' Daily Mail

'Marvellous, spare, moving' FRANCIS SPUFFORD

'Insightful . . . beautifully paced . . . authentic' The Irish Times

Paris, 1939: The pavement rumbles with the footfall of Nazi soldiers marching along the Champs Elysees. A young writer, recently arrived from Ireland to make his mark, smokes one last cigarette with his lover before the city they know is torn apart. Soon, he will put is own life and those of his loved ones in mortal danger by joining the Resistance...

Spies, artists, deprivation, danger and passion: this is a story of life at the edges of human experience, and of how one man came to translate it all into art.

Sunday Express Book of the Month

Praise for Jo Baker's LONGBOURN:
'Intoxicating' Guardian
'Engrossing' Sunday Times
'Audacious' New York Times



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    Produktinformationen

    Titel: A Country Road, A Tree
    Untertitel: Shortlisted for the Walter Scott Memorial Prize for Historical Fiction
    Autor:
    EAN: 9781448170524
    ISBN: 978-1-4481-7052-4
    Digitaler Kopierschutz: Adobe-DRM
    Format: E-Book (epub)
    Herausgeber: Transworld Publishers
    Genre: Sonstiges Belletristik
    Anzahl Seiten: 400
    Veröffentlichung: 05.05.2016
    Jahr: 2016
    Untertitel: Englisch
    Dateigrösse: 0.8 MB