Book Cover
Average Rating
French trilogy volume 2.
Random House,
Pub. Date:
[1996], c1993.
1st ed.
"BIRDSONG is a novel about the tenderness and the limits of human flesh, it is about men and women living at the edge. Set mostly in France spanning the years before and during the First World War it captures the drama and destruction of that era as it tells the story of Stephen, a young Englishman who is impelled through a series of extreme experiences, from a traumatic clandestine love affair which rips apart the bourgeois French family he lives with, through grim insanity of the Great War. In the vast scenes of suffering and the tender depiction of human love, BIRDSONG is at times almost unbearably moving to read. Faulks has brought to it the same richness of writing and emotional intimacy that characterised THE GIRL AT LION D'OR, but has widened the scope to produce a novel of moving grandeur."
Also in this Series
More Like This
More Details
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID cf27ebfe-7d4f-5dd3-0795-f80b15b7d489
Full title birdsong
Author faulks sebastian
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-04-24 04:36:56AM
Last Indexed 2018-05-27 04:51:15AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Faulks, Sebastian.
author_display Faulks, Sebastian
available_at_aacpl Crofton Library, Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library, Odenton Library
collection_aacpl ADULT
detailed_location_aacpl Crofton Library - Adult Fiction, Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library - Adult Fiction, Odenton Library - Adult Fiction
display_description A tale of love and war early this century. The protagonists are Stephen Wraysford, a British businessman, and Isabelle Azaire, a married Frenchwoman. They meet in 1910, she elopes with him, gives birth to his child, then remorse sends her back to her husband. But World War I will bring them together when he returns to France as an officer in the British army.
format_aacpl Book
format_category_aacpl Books
id cf27ebfe-7d4f-5dd3-0795-f80b15b7d489
isbn 067943545, 9780345802897
item_details ils:a104985|31997027768050|Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library - Adult Fiction|FICTION (F)|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Mar 16, 2018|EAN||, ils:a104985|31997062243985|Crofton Library - Adult Fiction|FICTION (F)|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Aug 07, 2017|CRO||, ils:a104985|31997081045270|Odenton Library - Adult Fiction|FICTION (F)|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Jun 30, 2017|WCO||, ils:a104985|31997081045304|Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library - Adult Fiction|FICTION (F)|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Apr 01, 2018|EAN||
itype_aacpl Adult General Fiction
last_indexed 2018-05-27T08:51:15.948Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_aacpl FICTION (F)
owning_library_aacpl Anne Arundel County Public Library
owning_location_aacpl Crofton Library, Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library, Odenton Library
primary_isbn 9780345802897
publishDate 1996
record_details ils:a104985|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|Random House,|[1996], c1993.|483 p. ; 21 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_aacpl ils:a104985|31997027768050|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:a104985|31997062243985|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:a104985|31997081045270|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:a104985|31997081045304|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||
series French trilogy
series_with_volume French trilogy|2
subject_facet Historical fiction, Love stories, War stories, World War, 1914-1918 -- Fiction
title_display Birdsong
title_full Birdsong / Sebastian Faulks
title_short Birdsong
topic_facet World War, 1914-1918