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Published by Random House of Canada, Limited .
Written in English


Book details:

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Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7319975M
ISBN 100099774909
ISBN 109780099774907

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  Sebastian Faulks is best known for his trilogy of novels set in France: The Girl at the Lion d’Or, Birdsong, and Charlotte Gray, the latter two of which were bestsellers. After a period in France, he and his family now live in : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. The Girl at the Lion d’Or is the first in Faulks’s French Trilogy. The others are Birdsong and Charlotte Gray. The book has been optioned for film many times, but not yet made. There is a script written by Sebastian Faulks and Rachel Wagstaff, currently with Bob and Co Films.   THE GIRL AT THE LION D'OR is a fast moving, enticing love story that gives readers just enough sentimentality to compliment the dramatic plot. Faulks is a true master of the language and his style evokes the complicated, tenuous mood of the novel.5/5(5). Fiction Book Review: The Girl at the Lion D'Or by Sebastian Faulks, Author Vintage Books USA $13 (p) ISBN Reading Faulks's second novel (written before Fool's Alphabet.

A beautifully controlled and powerful story of love and conscience, will and desire which begins when a mysterious young girl arrives to take up a post at the seedy H-tel du Lion d'Or in a small French town in the mids. The Girl at the Lion d'Or is the first book in Sebastian Faulks' French trilogy of novel. Birdsong and Charlotte Gray are. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Girl at the Lion d'Or Twenty-year old Anne arrives at the Lion d'Or, a hotel in a small French town, Janvilliers, to take on the position of waitress. She is alone and penniless. She is fleeing from her past, in which she has tragically become an orphan.   The Girl at the Lion d’Or was the first of Sebastian Faulks’ French Trilogy to be written, although in terms of chronology it sits between Birdsong and Charlotte Gray.I’ve read Birdsong before, but when I sat down to read the whole French Trilogy I read them in the order they were written, beginning with The Girl at the Lion d’Or.I don’t think it really matters which order you read. The political and psychic scars of WWI remain everywhere in France in the s, even in the drab provincial city of Janvilliers – to which, one rainy night, young Anne Louvet makes her way by train to take up her new post as waitress at the shabby hotel called the Lion d’Or.

The Girl at the Lion d'Or (Paperback) - Common Paperback – January 1, by By (author) Sebastian Faulks (Author) out of 5 stars ratings See all 18 formats and /5(). About The Girl at the Lion d’Or "Beautifully written and–extraordinarily moving."–The Sunday Times (London) From the author of the international bestseller Birdsong, comes a haunting historical novel of passion, loss, and courage set in France between the two world wars. This Vintage Original edition marks its first appearance in the United States.   The Girl at the Lion D'Or by Sebastian Faulks, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). A mysterious young girl named Anne Louvet arrives at the seedy Hotel du Lion d’Or in the small French town of Janvilliers. She is seeking a job and a new life, far removed from the injustices of her past.4/5().