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Snow country

By: Faulks, Sebastian

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1786330180 / 9781786330185
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United Kingdom
24 cm ix, 353 pages
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SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'A fine and profoundly intelligent novel' ELIZABETH DAY'A yearning, wistful, lovelorn novel, intent on exploring the price of being human' Sunday Times_____________________1914: Aspiring journalist Anton arrives in Vienna where he meets Delphine, a woman of experience and deep secrets.

Entranced by the light of first love, Anton comes to life.

Until his country declares war on hers. 1927: For Lena, life with her mother in a small town has been cosseted and cold.

After a few years of schooling, she encounters a young lawyer who spirits her away to Vienna.

However, what she imagines to be love soon crumbles, and she leaves the city behind to take a post at the snow-capped sanatorium, the Schloss Seeblick. 1933: Having lost many friends on the Eastern Front, Anton is sent to write about the mysterious Schloss Seeblick.

In this place, on the banks of a silvery lake where the roots of human suffering are laid bare, two people will see each other as if for the first time. _____________________Sweeping across Europe as it recovers from one war and awaits the coming of another, SNOW COUNTRY is a landmark novel of exquisite yearnings, dreams of youth and the sanctity of hope.

In elegant, shimmering prose, Sebastian Faulks has produced an epic love story of timeless resonance. _____________________'Faulks on his best form' Telegraph'Fascinating . . . impeccably researched . . . At the heart of this rich, dark story, however, is not politics but psychology . . . Faulks's committed fans will be left looking forward to the next instalment of this thought-provoking trilogy' The Times'A magnificent, moving novel' Independent'Faulks's most poignant love story yet' Antony Beevor'A tale of love - lost and found - and the strength of the human spirit' Sunday Telegraph


FA Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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