Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks

Wonderful review by Valerie Penny. Heard SF at Winchester Writers’ Festival a couple of years ago when he gave a wonderful opening speech.

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sebastian-faukesBirdsong by Sebastian Faulks was recently book of the month in my book group. It is a book often studied for exams. It is an epic love story set against the First World War, a modern classic that was adapted for film in 2012 with which I was already familiar. However, a book group can never go far wrong with a novel by Sebastian Faulks. Another of his novels after P.G. Wodehouse, Jeeves and the Wedding Bells at https://bookreviewstoday.info/2013/12/29/jeeves-and-the-wedding-bells-by-sebastian-faulks/. Sebastian Charles Faulks CBE is a British novelist, journalist and broadcaster. He is best known for his historical novels set in France including The Girl at the Lion d’Or and Charlotte Gray. He was born aon 20 April, 1953. He was educated at Emanuel College, Cambridge, England and Wellington College, Berkshire. Birdsong is another of his novels set in France.

Stephen Wraysford  marches to the front on the day before the Somme Offensive.He leads his…

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