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A Very Long Engagement - Sébastien Japrisot, Linda Coverdale
A Very Long Engagement
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A runaway bestseller in France, this stunning novel about love and war has been compared to War and Peace by the Los Angeles Times. Cinematic in sweep and emotional impact, the novel is both an absorbing mystery and a playful study of the different ways one story can be told.
A runaway bestseller in France, this stunning novel about love and war has been compared to War and Peace by the Los Angeles Times. Cinematic in sweep and emotional impact, the novel is both an absorbing mystery and a playful study of the different ways one story can be told.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780452272972 (0452272971)
Publisher: Plume
Pages no: 327
Edition language: English
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M. A. Phipps
M. A. Phipps rated it
5.0 A Very Long Engagement
A fantastic story of one woman's strength and determination. I've always enjoyed books set against the backdrop of the two World Wars and when combined with a protagonist who must overcome odds that are stacked against her—on top of dealing with the crippling side effects of polio—this made one hell...
Boston Bibliophile
Boston Bibliophile rated it
5.0 A Very Long Engagement
Beautiful love story about a tenacious Frenchwoman searching for her missing fiance after World War I. Suspenseful, wonderful story with a great ending. Loved it!
Crystal Starr Light, Raging Snarky Stormtrooper Pony
Crystal Starr Light, Raging Snarky Stormtrooper Pony rated it
2.0
I've been reviewing for over 5 years. In that time, there is only one book that I ever started that I did not finish. Well, now that number is increasing to two.I won't give a summary as many, many others have given a really detailed summary that is far better than anything I could ever have done ...
Ms. Margie
Ms. Margie rated it
Very obviously translated from the French. Not that it's a poor translation - the way words and thoughts are put together just seem very French.I enjoyed the mystery of whether or not Manech was dead. Mathilde is a very intriguing (though somewhat prickly) character.Quite enjoyable.
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