The Girl at the Lion d'Or by Sebastian Faulks

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A novel of originality and power. 1930s France... Anne arrives in the small town of Janvilliers to work as a waitress at the seedy Hotel du Lion d'Or
 

About Sebastian Faulks

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Sebastian Faulks is the author of seven previous novels, including Birdsong (1993), The Girl at the Lion d'Or (1989), Charlotte Gray (1998), On Green Dolphin Street (2001) and Human Traces (2005). He is also the author of a biographical study, The Fatal Englishman (1996). "From the Hardcover edition.
 
Published January 1, 1989 by London: Hutchinson. 253 pages
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction, War. Fiction

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Reading Faulks's second novel (written before Fool's Alphabet, Birdsong and Charlotte Gray), one sees that his preoccupations and choice of genre have been clear from the beginning. Published in the U

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Sebastian Faulks' other historical novels include the best-selling Birdsong, which won him the 1995 British Book Awards' Author Of The Year prize, and Charlotte Gray, which netted the Literary Review's annual "Bad Sex" prize in 1998.

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