Birdsong

£8.99

This is the story of Stephen who arrives in Amiens in 1910. His life goes through a series of traumatic experiences, from the clandestine love affair that tears apart the family with whom he lives, to the unprecedented experience of the war itself.

ISBN: 9781784700034 Author: Faulks, Sebastian Publisher: Vintage, Vintage Publishing Publication Date: 3rd July 2014 Imprint: Vintage Cover: Paperback Dewey: 823.92 (edition:23) Pages: 528 Language: English Edition: Reprint Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subjects: , ,

Birdsong is a mesmerising story of love and war spanning three generations between WW1 and present day.

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

1910. Amiens, Northern France. Stephen Wraysford, a young Englishman, arrives in the French city to stay with the Azaire family. He falls in love with unhappily married Isabelle and the two enter a tempestuous love affair. But, with the world on the brink of war, the relationship falters. With his love for Isabelle forever engraved on his heart, Stephen volunteers to fight on the Western Front and enters the unimaginable dark world beneath the trenches of No Man’s Land. From award-winning writer Sebastian Faulks, Birdsong is an exceptionally moving and unforgettable portrait of the ruthlessness of war and the indestructability of love.

‘Magnificent – deeply moving’ Sunday Times

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Also available by Sebastian Faulks as part of the French trilogy series:
The Girl at the Lion d’Or
Charlotte Gray

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