Girl At The Lion d'Or
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.
- Paperback | 256 pages
- 128 x 196 x 20mm | 117.93g
- 03 Jan 1998
- Vintage Publishing
- London, United Kingdom
"Beautifully written and extraordinarily moving" * Sunday Times * "Moving and profound... Perfectly constructed" * Times * "He has reaffirmed the importance of character in the novel; his Anna and Hartmann are as real, as moving and convincing as Anna Karenina and Vronsky... It is a novel to cherish and delight in" * Scotsman * "A novel of rare intelligence and passion" * Mail on Sunday * "An unusual and moving novel in which courage and abnegation are pitted against illicit but total love...a poised and well-judged work" * Financial Times *
About Sebastian Faulks
Sebastian Faulks was born in April 1953. Before becoming a full-time writer in 1991, he worked as a journalist. Sebastian Faulks's books include A Possible Life, Human Traces, On Green Dolphin Street, Engleby, Birdsong, A Week in December and Where My Heart Used to Beat.
"An unusual and moving novel in which courage and abnegation are pitted against illicit but total love...a poised and well-judged work"