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Birdsong

Author: Sebastian Faulks
Publisher: London : Hutchinson, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A tale of love and war early this century. The protagonists are Stephen Wraysford, a British businessman, and Isabelle Azaire, a married Frenchwoman. They meet in 1910, she elopes with him, gives birth to his child, then remorse sends her back to her husband. But World War I will bring them together when he returns to France as an officer in the British army.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sebastian Faulks
ISBN: 0091773733 9780091773731
OCLC Number: 29353371
Awards: Winner of Whitaker Gold Book Award 2001.
Winner of Enid McLeod Literary Award 1993.
Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 21 2003.
Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.
Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.
Description: 407 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Sebastian Faulks.

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Set in France before and during World War I, this is the story of a young Englishman who is impelled through a series of extreme experiences, from a traumatic clandestine love affair which tears  Read more...

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"This is a great love story" -- Prue Leith Daily Express "It broke my heart." -- Matthew Lewis Buzzfeed

 
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