Girl At The Lion d'Or

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Random House, Oct 31, 2010 - Fiction - 256 pages
13 Reviews
A beautifully controlled and powerful story of love and conscience, will and desire which begins when a mysterious young girl arrives to take up the post at the seedy Hotel du Lion D'Or in a small French town in the mid-1930s.

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Review: The Girl at the Lion d'Or

User Review  - Mike Parsons - Goodreads

A beautifully written account of Anne who arrives at a small town France in the 1930s to start a new job in a hotel. She has an affair with a married man with the inevitable consequences. This is not ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mystica - Goodreads

Anne has had a life full of injustice. Her father was killed and her mother committed suicide. She comes to Janvilliers seeking a new life with a new community and to put the past behind her. Getting ... Read full review

About the author (2010)

Sebastian Faulks's books include the number one bestseller A Week in December, A Possible Life, Human Traces, On Green Dolphin Street, Charlotte Gray and Birdsong, which has sold more than three million copies. In 2011 he wrote and presented the four-part television series Faulks on Fiction for BBC Two.

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