Gossip from the forest

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, May 24, 1985 - Fiction - 228 pages
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A tale of personal prejudice and political obstinacy from the author of Schindler's List. In 1918 at Compi gne, France, a group of intractable men negotiate to forge the armistice ending World War I. The Allies press for total submission; the Germans angle for compromise. So they talk on and on, while the guns roar and men die.

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User Review  - Kevin Tole - Goodreads

This is a book - a faction or fictitious history if you will - about the group of men brought together to sign the Armistice at the end of the First World War, from two railway carriages parked in an ... Read full review

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User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

Having seen Thomas 'Fenian' Keneally interviewed on TV many years ago,after the publication of a novel about Irish politics, & hearing his chippy Australian tones denigrating Great Britain & all who ... Read full review

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Thomas Keneally is renowned as the author of Schindler's List, which was awarded the Booker Prize and made into an Academy Award-winning film by Steven Spielberg. His latest work is The Great Shame, a narrative history of the Irish diaspora. He is author of more than twenty works of fiction and nonfiction and is one of Australia's leading literary figures. He lives in Sydney.

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