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    The Foundling Boy (Paperback) By (author) Michel Deon, Translated by Julian Evans

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    DescriptionIt is 1919. On a summer's night in Normandy, a new-born baby is left in a basket outside the home of Albert and Jeanne Arnaud. The childless couple take the foundling in, name him Jean, and decide to raise him as their own, though his parentage remains a mystery. Though Jean's life is never dull, he grows up knowing little of what lies beyond his local area. Until the day he sets off on his bicycle to discover the world, and encounters a Europe on the threshold of interesting times...


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    Title
    The Foundling Boy
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Michel Deon, Translated by Julian Evans
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 416
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 194 mm
    Thickness: 36 mm
    Weight: 400 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781908313560
    ISBN 10: 1908313560
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    BIC E4L: CLA
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    BIC subject category V2: FC
    DC22: FIC
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: FYT
    BIC E4L: TRA
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    BISAC V2.8: FIC004000
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 74
    DC22: 843.914
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 17
    LC subject heading: , ,
    BISAC V2.8: FIC014000, FIC008000, FIC019000
    DC23: 843.914
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: FBC, FYT
    LC classification: PQ2607.E525 J4413 2013
    Publisher
    Gallic Books
    Imprint name
    Gallic Books
    Publication date
    15 April 2014
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Michel Deon is a member of the Academie francaise. Born in Paris in 1919, he is the author of more than fifty works.
    Review quote
    'He takes the world which died between the wars and patiently dissects it for us' Magazine Litteraire 'An imaginative adventure that is both captivating and moving' Pierre Moustiers 'A welcome addition to the literature of the inter-war period' Le Monde