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A Partisan"s Daughter

by Louis de BerniГЁres

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Published by Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL24264101M
ISBN 109780307270320
OCLC/WorldCa431337511

Set in North London during the Winter of Discontent, A Partisan's Daughter features the relationship between Chris, an unhappily married, middle-aged Englishman and Roza, a young Serbian woman who has recently moved to London. While driving through Archway in the course of his job as a medical rep, Chris is captivated by a young woman on a street corner.   A Partisan’s Daughter, by Louis de Bernières It’s getting on for ten years since I bought this book and I really can’t explain why it’s taken me so long to get round to reading it. I love De Bernières’ books, which (like everyone else) I discovered when Captain Corelli’s Mandolin became a bestseller, and then went on to read.

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A Partisan"s Daughter by Louis de BerniГЁres Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Partisan's Daughter is the latest novel by Louis de Bernieres, the first since Birds Without Wings. It is a very small novel, almost a novella. Set in the late 70s and early 80s, it is the story of a young Serbian woman, Roza, who is living illegally in Britain and Chris, a middle-aged traveling salesman who has become besotted with her/5.

Louis De Bernières's A Partisan's Daughter is no blockbuster but, in an odd way, it is a triumph, says Joanna Briscoe Joanna Briscoe Fri 29 Feb EST First published on Fri 29 Feb Author: Joanna Briscoe. Reading 'A Partisan's Daughter' following the great satisfaction of reading 'Bird's Without Wings' and 'Captain Corelli's Mandolin' has left me grossly dissapointed.

This book stoops to the level of grocery store paperback novels with a seemingly meaningless and depressing "love" story about an unlikely by: 2. Download A Partisans Daughter in PDF and EPUB Formats for free.

A Partisans Daughter Book also available for Read Online, mobi, docx and mobile and kindle reading. About A Partisan’s Daughter. England, A Partisans Daughter book s. Forty-something Chris is trapped in a loveless, sexless marriage. Roza, in her twenties, the daughter of one of Tito’s partisans, has only recently moved to London from Yugoslavia.

One evening, Chris mistakes her for a prostitute and propositions her. Instead of being offended, she gets into. England, late s. Forty-something Chris is trapped in a loveless, sexless marriage. Roza, in her twenties, the daughter of one of Tito&#;s A Partisans Daughter book, has only recently moved to London from Yugoslavia.

One evening, Chris mistakes her for a prostitute and propositions her. Instead of being Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

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If you are the publisher or author of this book. A Partisan's Daughter Louis de Bernieres, Knopf Doubleday pp. ISBN Summary From the acclaimed author of Corelli’s Mandolin and Birds Without Wings comes an intimate new novel, a love story at once raw and sweetly funny, wry and heartbreakingly sad.

He’s Chris: bored, lonely, trapped in a loveless, sexless marriage. His new book is not big—in fact, it is little more than a novella—and the multiplicity of voices with which the narrative unwinds has been reduced to just two.

Still, A Partisan's Daughter is vintage de Bernières: a story of impossible love, ethnic conflict and the whims of history, played out through the inevitable fates of ordinary, if.

Reading 'A Partisan's Daughter' following the great satisfaction of reading 'Bird's Without Wings' and 'Captain Corelli's Mandolin' has left me grossly dissapointed. This book stoops to the level of grocery store paperback novels with a seemingly meaningless and depressing "love" story about an unlikely pair/5(75).

The Partisan's Daughter Although well read in this audio version, this is overall a disappointing novel. The rich background detail - historical, cultural and biographical - which punctuates de Berniere's earlier works, particularly Corelli's Mandolin and Birds without Wings, is sadly lacking.

She's Roza: Yugoslavian, recently moved to London, the daughter of one of Tito's partisans. She's in her 20s but has already lived a life filled with danger, misadventure, romance, and tragedy.

And although she's not a hooker, when she's. Get this from a library. A partisan's daughter. [Louis De Bernières] -- 'A Partisan's Daughter' features the relationship between Chris, an unhappily-married, middle-aged Englishman and Roza, a young Yugoslavian woman who tells him of her troubled, adventurous past.

Get this from a library. A partisan's daughter. [Louis De Bernieres] -- Set in North London during the Winter of Discontent, A Partisan's Daughter features the relationship between Chris, an unhappily-married, middle-aged Englishman and Roza, a young Serbian woman who.

A Partisan’s Daughter begins and ends with an old man musing about love. As he nears the end of his life, he speculates, a bit anemically, on the relationships between love. From the acclaimed author of Corelli&#;s Mandolin and Birds Without Wings comes an intimate new novel, a love story at once raw and sweetly funny, wry and heartbreakingly sad.

He&#;s Chris: bored, lonely, trapped in a loveless, sexless marriage. In his forties, he&#;s a stranger inside the youth culture of London in the late s, a stranger to. The popular British author who seems to alternate ambitious blockbusters (Birds Without Wings,etc.) with wispy makeweight fictions (e.g., the wafer-thin Red Dog) tests his devoted readership’s patience time we’re treated to a dual narrative shared by Chris, a middle-age English widower ostensibly mourning the death of his sexually unresponsive wife (“a.

A Partisan’s Daughter, published inwas Louis de Bernières third publication following his most successful novel, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin. Unlike the complex, distant and long-spanning Mandolin, the novel is an easy read, and but a brief glimpse into the conversations of two characters in late s London.

England, late s. Forty-something Chris is trapped in a loveless, sexless marriage. Roza, in her twenties, the daughter of one of Tito’s partisans, has only recently moved to London from Yugoslavia. One evening, Chris mistakes her for a prostitute and propositions her. Instead of being offended, she gets into his car.

Louis de Bernieres is the best-selling author of Captain Corelli's Mandolin, which won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize, Best Book in His most recent books are The Dust That Falls From Dreams, Birds Without Wings and A Partisan's Daughter, a collection of stories, Notwithstanding, and a collection of poetry, Imagining Alexandria.

show more/5(K). A Partisan's Daughter - A Partisan's Daughter audiobook, by Louis de Bernières From the acclaimed author of Corelli&#;s Mandolin and Birds Without Wings comes an intimate new novel, a love story at once raw and sweetly funny, wry and heartbreakingly sad.

He&#;s Chris: bored, lonely, trapped in a loveless, sexless marriage. In his forties, he&#;s a. Immortalised as the creator of the bestselling global phenomenon Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, British author Louis de Bernières was born in London and selected as one of Granta’s list of ‘Best Young British Novelsts’ in Known for his immersive, picaresque fiction, de Bernières first novels were a loosely connected sequence set in Latin America: The War of Pages: Louis de Bernieres.

Louis de Bernières is the bestselling author of Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, which won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, Best Book in His most recent books are The Dust That Falls From Dreams, Birds Without Wings and A Partisan’s Daughter, a collection of stories, Notwithstanding, and two collections of poetry, Imagining Alexandria and Of Love and .