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11%OFFAlex Capus - Leon and Louise - 9781908323132 - V9781908323132
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Leon and Louise

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Description for Leon and Louise Paperback. Summer 1918. The First World War is drawing to a close when Leon Le Gall, a French teenager from Cherbourg who has dropped out of school and left home, falls in love with Louise Janvier. Both are severely wounded by German artillery fire, are separated, and believe each other to be dead. Translator(s): Brownjohn, John. Num Pages: 230 pages. BIC Classification: FR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 123 x 21. Weight in Grams: 324.
Summer 1918. The First World War is drawing to a close when Leon Le Gall, a French teenager from Cherbourg who has dropped out of school and left home, falls in love with Louise Janvier. Both are severely wounded by German artillery fire, are separated, and believe each other to be dead. Briefly reunited two decades later, the two lovers are torn apart again by Louise's refusal to destroy Leon's marriage and by the German invasion of France. In occupied Paris during the Second World War, where Leon struggles against the abhorrent tasks imposed upon him by the SS, and ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Haus Publishing Limited United Kingdom
Number of pages
230
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
Number of Pages
230
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781908323132
SKU
V9781908323132
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About Alex Capus
Alex Capus is a French-Swiss novelist who writes in German. Haus has published Capus's novels A Matter of Time, Sailing by Starlight and Leon and Louise, which was longlisted for the German Book Prize 2011.

Reviews for Leon and Louise
'A beautiful love story.' 'It's a great love story told with great humour... along the lines of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Atonement and The Postmistress.' 'Swiss author Capus is an apt storyteller... On its surface, this is a story about enduring love. But it is also about the way that power can be abused... and the ... Read more

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