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Author: Elizabeth Speller
Publisher: London : Virago, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the summer of 1913, the world seems full of possibility for four very different young men. Young Jean-Baptiste dreams of the day he'll leave his Picardy home and row down-river to the sea. Earnest and hard-working Frank has come to London to take up an apprenticeship in Regent Street. His ambitions are self-improvement, a wife and, above all, a bicycle. Organ scholar Benedict is anxious yet enthralled by the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
War stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Speller
ISBN: 9781844087792 1844087794 9781844087808 1844087808
OCLC Number: 858010990
Description: 390 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Elizabeth Speller.

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The new novel from Elizabeth Speller, author of the bestselling Richard & Judy pick The Return of Captain John Emmett, is captivating and elegant, telling of the tragedies of war as lives cross,  Read more...

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The new Birdsong - only better' Independent, praise for The Return of Captain John Emmett A family in thrall to the past, a shadowy legacy of violence and dark secrets ... Compelling Daily Mail, Read more...

 
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