The Autumn of the Ace by Louis de Bernieres ISBN:9781529110753

Autumn of the Ace by Louis de Bernieres

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Louis de Berni res is the master of historical fiction which makes you both laugh and cry. This book follows an unforgettable family after the Second World War.

‘De Bernieres is a singular, cherishable voice’ Mail on Sunday

From the master of historical fiction, this book follows an unforgettable family after the Second World War.

Some bonds are hard to break…

Daniel Pitt was an RAF fighter in the First World War and an espionage agent for the SOE in the Second. Now the conflicts he faces are closer to home.

Daniel’s marriage has fractured beyond repair and Daniel’s relationship with his son, Bertie, has been a failure since Bertie was a small boy.

But after his brother Archie’s death, Daniel is keen for new perspectives. He first travels to Peshawar to bury Archie in the place he loved best, and then finds himself in Canada, avoiding his family and friends back in England. Daniel and Bertie’s different experiences of war, although devastating, also bring with them the opportunity for the two to reconnect.

If only they can find a way to move on from the past…


About the Author: Louis de Berni res is the bestselling author of Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, which won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize Best Book in 1995. His most recent books are So Much Life Left Over, The Dust That Falls From Dreams and The Autumn of the Ace, the short story collection Labels, the children’s book Station Jim and the poetry collection The Cat in the Treble Clef.

 

Additional information

Format

Paperback / softback

Genre

Historical fiction

Readership Level

General (US: Trade)

ISBN

9781529110753

The Autumn of the Ace by Louis de Bernieres ISBN 9781529110753

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