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Birdsong By Sebastian Faulks

Birdsong
by Sebastian Faulks

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Set before and during the great war, Birdsong captures the drama of that era on both a national and a personal scale. Over the course of the novel he suffers a series of traumatic experiences, from the clandestine love affair that tears apart the family with whom he lives, to the unprecedented experiences of the war itself.
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Birdsong Summary


Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks

Set before and during the great war, Birdsong captures the drama of that era on both a national and a personal scale. It is the story of Stephen, a young Englishman, who arrives in Amiens in 1910. Over the course of the novel he suffers a series of traumatic experiences, from the clandestine love affair that tears apart the family with whom he lives, to the unprecedented experiences of the war itself.

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Birdsong Reviews


"Magnificent - deeply moving" * Sunday Times *
"With Birdsong Faulks has produced a mesmerizing story of love and war... This book is so powerful that as I finished it I turned to the front to start again" * Sunday Express *
"Amazing... I have read it and re-read it and can think of no other novel for many, many years that has so moved me or stimulated in me so much reflection on the human spirit" * Daily Mail *
"An overpowering and beautiful novel... Ambitious, outrageous, poignant, sleep-disturbing, Birdsong is not a perfect novel, just a great one" -- Simon Schama * New Yorker *
"Engrossing, moving, and unforgettable" * The Times *

About Sebastian Faulks


Sebastian Faulks was born in April 1953. Before becoming a full-time writer in 1991, he worked as a journalist. Sebastian Faulks's books include A Possible Life, Human Traces, On Green Dolphin Street, Engleby, Birdsong, A Week in December and Where My Heart Used to Beat.

Additional information

GOR000446352
Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks
Sebastian Faulks
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
1994-07-07
528
0099387913
9780099387916
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 Short-listed for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
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