Crossing the Lines

A Novel
Product Number: EB00730437
Released: Aug 09, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781628722758
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
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Description

Man Booker Prize nominee: An "extraordinarily poignant" novel of growing up in post-WWII England from the author of The Soldier's Return (The Sunday Telegraph). Set in the 1950s, this absorbing novel follows young Joe Richardson, the son of a British World War II veteran, as he makes his way to Oxford and embarks upon life in midcentury England. A story not only of one family but of the profound changes taking place at the time-in morals, religion, music, and social class-Crossing the Lines has become a contemporary classic. Following The Soldier's Return, heralded as "a novel written in fine steel sentences and granite paragraphs" by the Washington Post, and the equally brilliant A Son of War, Melvyn Bragg continues "one of the finest sagas of postwar Britain" (The Sunday Telegraph). "A compassionate, clear-sighted writer. Bragg's work has been compared to that of Hardy and D.H. Lawrence, not without some justice." -Publishers Weekly

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Author(s): Melvyn Bragg
Original Publish Date: Jan 01, 2012

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