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A Country Road, A Tree

  • Kartonierter Einband
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BY THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF LONGBOURNSHORTLISTED FOR THE WALTER SCOTT PRIZE FOR HISTORICAL FICTION 2017SHORTLISTED F... Weiterlesen
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BY THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF LONGBOURNSHORTLISTED FOR THE WALTER SCOTT PRIZE FOR HISTORICAL FICTION 2017SHORTLISTED 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 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 is the author of the acclaimed and bestselling LONGBOURN and A COUNTRY ROAD, A TREE. Her new novel, THE BODY LIES, is a thrilling contemporary novel that explores violence against women in fiction but is also a disarming story of sexual politics. Jo Baker lives with her family in Lancashire.

Klappentext

Now in paperback, this novel reimagines the life of Samuel Beckett, as he joins the French Resistance following the Nazi occupation of France in 1940. From the bestselling author of "Longbourn". 'Insightful... beautifully paced... authentic' "The Irish Times"

Produktinformationen

Titel: A Country Road, A Tree
Untertitel: Shortlisted for the Walter Scott Memorial Prize for Historical Fiction
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EAN: 9780552779524
ISBN: 978-0-552-77952-4
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Random House UK
Genre: Romane & Erzählungen
Anzahl Seiten: 400
Gewicht: 277g
Größe: H198mm x B127mm x T24mm
Jahr: 2017