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The Girl at the Lion D"or

by Sebastian Faulks

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Published by Random House of Canada, Limited .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7319975M
ISBN 100099774909
ISBN 109780099774907

Get this from a library! The girl at the Lion d'Or. [Sebastian Faulks] -- "A young woman takes a job as a waitress in a provincial town in s France. A married man from a nearby chateau falls in love with her. They go away together and an ill-starred affair follows.". The girl at the Lion d'Or. [Sebastian Faulks] -- A mysterious young girl arrives to take up a post at the seedy Hotel du Lion d'Or in a small French town in the mid's. Your Web browser is .

On a rainy night in the s, Anne Louvet appears at the run-down Hotel du Lion d'Or in the village of Janvilliers. She is seeking a job and a new life, one far removed from the awful injustices of her past/5(5K). The girl at the Lion d'Or by Sebastian Faulks; 8 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, France in fiction, History, Orphans, Waitresses, Jewish men in fiction, Jewish men, Waitresses in fiction, Adultery, Orphans in fiction, Adultery in fiction; Places: France; Times:

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At the outset of Sebastian Faulks's The Girl at the Lion d'Or, lovely, abandoned Anne Louvet seems almost willing to retreat into The Girl at the Lion Dor book anonymous routines of her waitressing duties--until she meets Charles Hartmann. He, trapped in a loveless marriage and feeling increasingly adrift more than a decade after serving in the Great War, is as enchanted by Anne's vulnerability as she is by his tender, almost Cited by: 2.

The Girl At The Lion D'or is another beautiful novel from Sebastian Faulks. Set in France before the beginning of the Second World War, Anne finds a new job at a hotel in small rural village. She gets to know the local people and begins to carve herself a life, when she meets Hartmann who turns everything on its head and finally allows her to reveal her secret past/5.

Sebastian Faulks is best known for his trilogy of novels set in France: The Girl at the Lion d’Or, Birdsong, and Charlotte Gray, the latter two of which were bestsellers.

After a period in France, he and his family now live in : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. The Girl at the Lion d’Or is the first in Faulks’s French Trilogy. The others are Birdsong and Charlotte Gray. The book has been optioned for film many times, but not yet made.

There is a script written by Sebastian Faulks and Rachel Wagstaff, currently with Bob and Co Films. THE GIRL AT THE LION D'OR is a fast moving, enticing love story that gives readers just enough sentimentality to compliment the dramatic plot.

Faulks is a true master of the language and his style evokes the complicated, tenuous mood of the novel.5/5(5). Fiction Book Review: The Girl at the Lion D'Or by Sebastian Faulks, Author Vintage Books USA $13 (p) ISBN Reading Faulks's second novel (written before Fool's Alphabet.

A beautifully controlled and powerful story of love and conscience, will and desire which begins when a mysterious young girl arrives to take up a post at the seedy H-tel du Lion d'Or in a small French town in the mids. The Girl at the Lion d'Or is the first book in Sebastian Faulks' French trilogy of novel.

Birdsong and Charlotte Gray are. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Girl at the Lion d'Or Twenty-year old Anne arrives at the Lion d'Or, a hotel in a small French town, Janvilliers, to take on the position of waitress. She is alone and penniless.

She is fleeing from her past, in which she has tragically become an orphan. The Girl at the Lion d’Or was the first of Sebastian Faulks’ French Trilogy to be written, although in terms of chronology it sits between Birdsong and Charlotte Gray.I’ve read Birdsong before, but when I sat down to read the whole French Trilogy I read them in the order they were written, beginning with The Girl at the Lion d’Or.I don’t think it really matters which order you read.

The political and psychic scars of WWI remain everywhere in France in the s, even in the drab provincial city of Janvilliers – to which, one rainy night, young Anne Louvet makes her way by train to take up her new post as waitress at the shabby hotel called the Lion d’Or.

The Girl at the Lion d'Or (Paperback) - Common Paperback – January 1, by By (author) Sebastian Faulks (Author) out of 5 stars ratings See all 18 formats and /5(). About The Girl at the Lion d’Or "Beautifully written and–extraordinarily moving."–The Sunday Times (London) From the author of the international bestseller Birdsong, comes a haunting historical novel of passion, loss, and courage set in France between the two world wars.

This Vintage Original edition marks its first appearance in the United States. The Girl at the Lion D'Or by Sebastian Faulks,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). A mysterious young girl named Anne Louvet arrives at the seedy Hotel du Lion d’Or in the small French town of Janvilliers.

She is seeking a job and a new life, far removed from the injustices of her past.4/5(). Sebastian Faulks: The Girl At The Lion D'Or Anne Louvet is a passive, pretty waitress whose horrible childhood secret makes her wary of strangers.

Charles Hartmann is a WWI veteran who's Author: Tasha Robinson. The Girl at the Lion D'Or by Sebastian Faulks starting at $ The Girl at the Lion D'Or has 7 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace Same Low Prices, Bigger Selection, More Fun.

The Girl at the Lion D'or (Book): Faulks, Sebastian. All Tacoma Public Library locations are closed until further notice. Visit our COVID response page for ongoing updates. The Girl at the Lion d'Or by Sebastian Faulks 1.

How would you characterize the climate of inter-war France--the period historian Eugen Weber has called "The Hollow Years". Anne herself, with her physical beauty, mournful past and determination to survive, becomes the true symbol of France's spirit. Faulks blends the dramatic yearnings of physical love with a searing realism: the smells that waft from Chef Bruno's kitchen at the Lion d'Or are as immediate as soldiers' stark memories of battle scenes/5(14).

The Girl at the Lion d'Or is the first book in Sebastian Faulks' French trilogy of novel. Birdsong and Charlotte Gray are also available from Random House Audio Books, read by Samuel West. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

The girl at the Lion d'Or by Sebastian Faulks,Vintage International edition, in English 8 editions of The girl at the Lion d'Or found in the by: 2.The Girl at the Lion d'Or is the first book in Sebastian Faulks' French trilogy of novel.

Birdsong and Charlotte Gray are also available from Random House Audio Books, read by Samuel West. Birdsong and Charlotte Gray are also available from Random House Audio Books, read by Samuel West.4/5().The Girl At The Lion D’Or is a journey through time to pre-war France, the diary of a waitress at a provincial hotel.

Her love affair with a married Jewish lawyer and political arranger allows the author to treat major themes of conscience and guilt, of anti-Semitism and the collapse of national morale.