Charlotte Gray

by Sebastian Faulks | Mystery & Thrillers |
ISBN: 0099394316 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingBLu177wing of Frankfurt am Main, Hessen Germany on 11/1/2014
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Journal Entry 1 by wingBLu177wing from Frankfurt am Main, Hessen Germany on Saturday, November 01, 2014
Sebastian Faulks established his authority as a storyteller with his best-selling Birdsong. His next book, Charlotte Gray, a haunting story of love and war set in London and occupied France in 1942-3, is loosely a sequel. Charlotte is a highly educated young Scottish woman who falls passionately in love with an airman, Peter Gregory, emotionally scarred by his many close brushes with death. When he disappears on a mission to France, she follows him as a British secret courier, sent over to help support the Resistance. Having failed to find Gregory, she decides to stay on to do what she can for the France she has loved since childhood. She and the reader are drawn ever deeper into the lives of assimilated French Jews-- the children Andre and Jacob whose parents have already been sent to the death camps, and the Levades, father and son. Though ultimately powerless to help, Charlotte nevertheless learns a far deeper understanding of herself and her own family through them.

Journal Entry 2 by wingBLu177wing at Frankfurt am Main, Hessen Germany on Tuesday, December 09, 2014

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