A Very Long EngagementBook - 2004
Set during and after the First World War, A Very Long Engagement tells the story of a young woman's search for her fianc#65533;, whom she believes might still be alive despite having officially been reported as "killed in the line of duty." Unable to walk since childhood, fearless Mathilde Donnay is undeterred in her quest as she scours the country for information about five wounded French soldiers who were brutally abandoned by their own troops. A Very Long Engagement is a mystery, a love story, and an extraordinary portrait of life in France before and after the War.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2004, c1993
Edition: 1st Picador ed. --
Branch Call Number: FIC Japri 3558ad 1
Characteristics: 327 p