Girl At Lion D’Or

Faulks, Sebastian

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This is a beautifully controlled and powerful story of love and conscience, will and desire which begins when a mysterious young girl arrives to take up a post at the seedy Hotel du Lion D’Or in a small French town in the mid 1930s.

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A haunting historical novel set in France between the two world wars about love and desire

FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER BIRDSONG


Mid-1930s, Northern France.
A mysterious young girl named Anne Louvet arrives at the seedy Hotel du Lion d’Or in the small French town of Janvilliers. She is seeking a job and a new life, far removed from the injustices of her past. At the hotel, Anne meets the cultured, rich and married Hartmann and begins anaffair with the married Great War veteran, revealing her secrets, fears and hopes to him. From award-winning author Sebastian Faulks, Girl at The Lion d’Or is a powerful story of love and conscience, will and desire.

‘Beautifully written and extraordinarily moving’ The Sunday Times

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Also available by Sebastian Faulks as part of the French trilogy series:
Birdsong
Charlotte Gray

Additional information

Weight 181 g
Dimensions 198 × 129 × 16 mm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

249

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

823.914 (edition:22)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K