The Fatal Englishman: Three Short Lives

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9780091792114: The Fatal Englishman: Three Short Lives

A triple biography by the author of "Birdsong". It gives accounts of three extraordinary lives tragically cut short - of Christopher Wood, Richard Hillary and Jeremy Wolfenden - and is also an exploration of three powerful eras of English history, the 1920s, World War II and the Cold War.

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. dw, 1996

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"Compelling and stunningly written." -"The Times (London)
"Faulks is a prodigiously talented writer." -T"he New York Times
"You may not have heard of the subjects of these three essays, but please do not let that hinder you. . . . [Faulks's] spare narrative hides a commitment to his subjects which pulls you in and leaves you gasping for these lost lives." -"Mail on Sunday
"Flawless. . . . Poetic. . . . Superbly portrayed. . . . [Faulks's] feat of imagination . . . is phenomenal." -"Daily Telegraph

"Compelling and stunningly written." -"The Times" (London)
"Faulks is a prodigiously talented writer." -T"he New York Times"
"You may not have heard of the subjects of these three essays, but please do not let that hinder you. . . . [Faulks's] spare narrative hides a commitment to his subjects which pulls you in and leaves you gasping for these lost lives." -"Mail on Sunday"
"Flawless. . . . Poetic. . . . Superbly portrayed. . . . [Faulks's] feat of imagination . . . is phenomenal." -"Daily Telegraph"

Compelling and stunningly written. The Times (London)
Faulks is a prodigiously talented writer. T he New York Times
You may not have heard of the subjects of these three essays, but please do not let that hinder you. . . . [Faulks s] spare narrative hides a commitment to his subjects which pulls you in and leaves you gasping for these lost lives. Mail on Sunday
Flawless. . . . Poetic. . . . Superbly portrayed. . . . [Faulks s] feat of imagination . . . is phenomenal. Daily Telegraph"

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