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  • Charlotte Gray
  • Sebastian Faulks
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  • 10 September 2020
  • 9780375704550

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Sebastian Faulks ✓ 3 read summary Ë eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Sebastian Faulks Charlotte Gray review ó eBook or Kindle ePUB From the bestselling author of Birdsong comes Charlotte Gray the remarkable story of a young Scottish woman who becomes caught up in the effort to liberate Occupied France from the Nazis while pursuing a perilous mission of her ownIn blacked out wartime London Charlotte Gray develops a dangerous passion for a battle wea. Even though I greatly enjoyed the majority of this British lass battles the Nazis in France novel I have to say that after turning the final page I m somewhat disappointed It s a really good book and I wouldn t hesitate to recommend it to anyone who wanted an incredibly well written tale of recent history But still it s far from perfect and I ll confess that as I was working my way into it over the first hundred pages or so there were moments when I was tempted to just hurl it against a wall and give up the whole thing as a bad lotThe main problem certainly in the opening sections is Charlotte Gray herself The character we re introduced to as opposed to the one she develops into is like a wet weekend a kind of mournful and dour presence that you wish would just go away It s never great when a reader wants the central character and the title character to boot to just sod off Her fairly joyless presence even has the odd effect of making the London sections at the beginning of this novel seem flat and less than convincing particularly strange as Faulks actually lives in this city Once Charlotte is flown across enemy lines however the novel picks up tremendously The French sections are brilliantly done combining an unflinching view of life during wartime and the worst of what man is capable of with a positive recognition of individual courage and camaraderie in the face of seemingly overwhelming force On the other side of The Channel Charlotte herself becomes a dynamic character and the book goes with her creating a tale which brings out passion outrage and suspense but never dips far into melodramaUnfortunately that isn t sustained right to the finish line as the ending is somewhat flabby and inconseuential So what I really like about this book is the middle and that s fine I ve read other tales of wartime derring do that don t manage as much in their entire length as Faulks does in the middle of Charlotte Gray So it s a book I have reservations about but one that I for the most part thoroughly enjoyed The Shadows Part 1 Black Dagger Brotherhood #13 remarkable story of a young Scottish woman who becomes caught up in the effort to liberate Occupied France from the Nazis while pursuing a perilous mission of her ownIn blacked out wartime London Charlotte Gray develops a dangerous passion for a battle wea. 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Sebastian Faulks ✓ 3 read summary Ë eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Sebastian Faulks Charlotte Gray review ó eBook or Kindle ePUB G Europe's darkest years and will confront a terrifying secret that threatens to cast its shadow over the remainder of her days Vividly rendered tremendously moving and with a narrative sweep and power reminiscent of his novel Birdsong Charlotte Gray confirms Sebastian Faulks as one of the finest novelists working today. I found myself comparing this to other war titles by this author In both Birdsong and Where My Heart Used to Beat there were two timelines The look back at the war experience was an essential part of those novels This is a WWII novel told entirely during war time Yes there were two characters who had participated in The Great War but there were only a few paragraphs telling how that war had wounded them primarily psychologicallyThis involved civilian participation in the war Important is the French resistance though it wasn t a resistance story in itself Those of us who haven t been living under a rock know about the deportation of Jews to concentration camps This novel gives us a historical view of the collaboration of the French government with Germany in this deportation process Although certainly not a political novel the reader is told about the politics of the time in a way that I had been aware of only peripherally There is nothing essentially wrong with this story and the writing but it falls short of what I hoped to read I missed having the dual timeline The main characters somehow misse being completely believable while some of the minor characters are absolutely believable On the positive side I was reminded of a uote in Elizabeth Strout s most recent novel You ll write your one story many ways Don t ever worry about story You have only one Faulks continues to remind us that war experiences have a ripple effect to subseuent generations This sits right on the fence between 3 and 4 stars Hottest Mess remainder of her days Vividly Hitler rendered tremendously moving and with a narrative sweep and power Hidden reminiscent of his novel Birdsong Charlotte Gray confirms Sebastian Faulks as one of the finest novelists working today. I found myself comparing this to other war titles by this author In both Birdsong and Where My Heart Used to Beat there were two timelines The look back at the war experience was an essential part of those novels This is a WWII novel told entirely during war time Yes there were two characters who had participated in The Great War but there were only a few paragraphs telling how that war had wounded them primarily psychologicallyThis involved civilian participation in the war Important is the French Luther resistance though it wasn t a Im Augenblick des Todes Severin Boesherz #2 resistance story in itself Those of us who haven t been living under a Historic Ghosts and Ghost Hunters reader is told about the politics of the time in a way that I had been aware of only peripherally There is nothing essentially wrong with this story and the writing but it falls short of what I hoped to Gospođa read I missed having the dual timeline The main characters somehow misse being completely believable while some of the minor characters are absolutely believable On the positive side I was Napoleon The End of Glory reminded of a uote in Elizabeth Strout s most Lets Bake recent novel You ll write your one story many ways Don t ever worry about story You have only one Faulks continues to Holly Wenn die Mode fremdgeht Holly #4 remind us that war experiences have a ZOOM The Global Race to Fuel the Car of the Future ripple effect to subseuent generations This sits Heiligenschein right on the fence between 3 and 4 stars

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Sebastian Faulks ✓ 3 read summary Ë eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Sebastian Faulks Charlotte Gray review ó eBook or Kindle ePUB Ry RAF pilot and when he fails to return from a daring flight into France she is determined to find him In the service of the Resistance she travels to the village of Lavaurette dyeing her hair and changing her name to conceal her identity Here she will come face to face with the harrowing truth of what took place durin. I had mixed feelings about this book It shares many similarities with Birdsong lovers war etc etc The language is gorgeous Faulks writes in a way that really engages the you You feel as though you really know Charlotte you almost feel what she feels For me it felt as if all that was missing from this novel was a good story For huge sections of the novel nothing happens at all Faulks has seemed to have just focused on the travelling between places and writing out many conversations in which Charlotte describes and in my view exaggerates her love for Gregory She seems to view love as one person exploiting another through a wound Read into that what you will And I guess one could agree with her Charlotte is a strange character at points in the book she seems very wise and strong willed and at others almost infantile I think beneath it all she is still a child and seeks from Gregory the love that was neverrarely bestowed on her as a child That s another thing I dislike about this book it s transparency The ending is obvious from the moment you open the book All the other componentseverything but the story however were perfect If you read this expecting another Birdsong you will probably like me be disappointed