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A country road, a tree

Author: Jo Baker
Publisher: London : Black Swan, 2017. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Paris, 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jo Baker
ISBN: 9780552779524 0552779520
OCLC Number: 973733202
Notes: Originally published: London: Doubleday, 2016.
Awards: Short-listed for Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction 2017
Description: 1 volume ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Jo Baker.

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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 .  Read more...

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"Skilful . . . daring . . . an extraordinary story" * The Guardian * "[It is] the unexpected Beckett that is on show here. Baker pays tribute to a man who joined the French Resistance, narrowly Read more...

 
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