Author - Sebastian Faulks
Publisher - Thorndike Press

Edition -  2000 
Binding - Paperback
Language - English
Pages - 362 
Condition Used (Good Condition)

In mid- Thirties France, seeking asylum from her past, a penniless orphan turns up as a waitress at a tatty hotel by the sea. Befriended by the local landowner, the girl entrusts him with the highly charged scandal that in the Great War left her parentless. Her longing to be loved seduces him into tackling his own problems -- trauma at Verdun, decrepit estate, childless wife -- with a courage matching hers.... This is a sentimental novel of rare intelligence and passion". -- Mail on SundayA beautifully controlled and powerful story of love and conscience, will and desire, in a small French town caught between memories of the Great War and threats of another darkening the horizon.

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