Birdsong

Author(s): Sebastian Faulks

Classic Fiction

A novel of overwhelming emotional power, Birdsong is a story of love, death, sex and survival. Stephen Wraysford, a young Englishman, arrives in Amiens in northern France in 1910 to stay with the Azaire family, and falls in love with unhappily married Isabelle. But, with the world on the brink of war, the relationship falters, and Stephen volunteers to fight on the Western Front. His love for Isabelle forever engraved on his heart, he experiences the unprecedented horrors of that conflict - from which neither he nor any reader of this book can emerge unchanged.

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A special anniversary edition of the bestselling and much-loved classic published for the centenary of the First World War

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 Engrossing, moving, and unforgettable The Times One of the finest novels of the last forty years Mail on Sunday 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

Sebastian Faulks's books include the number one bestseller A Week in December, A Possible Life, Human Traces, On Green Dolphin Street, Charlotte Gray and Birdsong, which has sold more than three million copies. In 2011 he wrote and presented the four-part television series Faulks on Fiction for BBC Two. www.sebastianfaulks.com

General Fields

  • : 9780099593454
  • : Vintage
  • : Vintage
  • : 0.265
  • : March 2014
  • : 178mm X 110mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Sebastian Faulks
  • : 528
  • : 823.92
  • : Paperback