Nacht als getuige

BOOK Nacht als getuige Pages 515 ISBN 9010050254 ↠´ Clare Francis
  • Nacht als getuige
  • Hardcover
  • 515
  • Clare Francis
  • Dutch
  • 11 July 2018
  • 9010050254

About the Author: Clare Francis

BOOK Nacht als getuige Pages 515 ISBN 9010050254 ↠´ Clare Francis Clare Francis s first novel Night Sky was published in 1983 to international success It went to number one in the Sunday Times bestseller list, and spent six weeks in the New York Times top 10.Threethrillers followed, Red Crystal 1985 , Wolf Winter 1987 and Requiem 1991 , which was published in the U.S as The Killing Winds Her first crime novel, Deceit was published in 1993, and dramatised for television in 2000 Four other highly successful crime novels have followed, and a highly acclaimed literary novel, Homeland Her latest crime novel Unforgotten has just been published Her books have been translated into 20 languages and published in over 30 countries.Clare was born in Thames Ditton, Surrey, the younger of two sisters Christmas holidays were spent with her grandparents in a remote corner of the Yorkshire Dales where she developed the love of landscape that is a feature of so much of her fiction Summer holidays were spent on the Isle of Wight, where she learnt to sail at the age of nine.After five years at the Royal Ballet School she went to an A level crammer in Oxford where she appeared in the university revue Keep This to Yourself , then to University College London, where she obtained a degree in Economics She worked in marketing for three years before taking a year out to travel and discover what she really wanted to do.What began as a personal odyssey turned into what she terms her unplanned five year career in sailing The odyssey was an unsponsored and unsung solo voyage across the Atlantic, during which she read, listened to music and tried her hand at writing Soon after, Clare was offered sponsorship to take part in the Round Britain Race with Eve Bonham This was followed by the Azores and Back Singlehanded Race, the Observer Singlehanded Transatlantic Race, and, with a crew of eleven, the Whitbread Round the World Race It was after writing three works of non fiction about her adventures, Come Hell or High Water 1977 , Come Wind or Weather 1978 , and The Commanding Sea 1981 that Clare took the leap into fiction.In 1977 she married Jaques Redon with whom she had a son, Tom, in 1978.She is an MBE, a Fellow of University College London, and an Honorary Fellow of UMIST She has served as Chairman of the Society of Authors 1997 99 and Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Public Lending Right 2000 03.For the past twenty years she has been commited to the charity Action for ME, of which she is President, a trustee and member of the Council of Management She herself has had ME also known as Post Viral Fatigue Syndrome or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome for many years.Clare Francis lives in London and the Isle of Wight, and loves opera and walking.


↠´ 3DC8C13E2 Ù BOOK ☆ Nacht als getuige ↠´ Clare Francis 9C5D6E3D8 This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here A good yarn with some heart in your mouth moments Set during the 2nd World War and showing the hardships many endured and the heroism of others Julie s growth and strength through some very traumatic times shone through David s realization that his brilliance mattered less than his being Jewish and his determination that no matter what the Germans were not going to get the knowledge of his invention He would get it to the British if possible Vasson a badly damaged person thrived on the A good yarn with some heart in your mouth moments Set during the 2nd World War and showing the hardships many endured and the heroism of others Julie s growth and strength through some very traumatic times shone through David s realization that his brilliance mattered less t A 1980 s pers This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here A good yarn with some heart in your mouth moments Set during the 2nd World War and showing the hardships many endured and the heroism of others Julie s growth and strength through some very traumatic times shone through David s realization that his brilliance mattered less than his being Jewish and his determination that no matter what the Germans were not going to get the knowledge of his invention He would get it to the British if possible Vasson a badly damaged person thrived on the A good yarn with some heart in your mouth moments Set during the 2nd World War and showing the hardships many endured and the heroism of others Julie s growth and strength through some very traumatic times shone through David s realization that his brilliance mattered less t A 1980 s perspective on WWII delivered via historical fiction Interesting main female character Interesting plot that could translate nicely to film.
oorlogservaringen van een Engelse vrouw die in Bretagne woont, een Duits joodse radarexpert en een Franse collaborateur wier levens samenlopen bij een ontsnappingspoging aan de Bretonse book Nacht als getuigeNacht als getuige ↠´ Clare Francis kust This is about a young English woman who goes to France to live with relatives just before the start of WW2 and gets caught up in the resistance movement Very suspenseful with an incredibly dramatic ending Started a bit slowly but once the war is under way, the suspense builds There are actually 3 parallel stories here The main tale is the about the woman mentioned already One of the other stories involves a Jewish scientist working on radar technology while the third story is about a French This is about a young English woman who goes to France to live with relatives just before the start of WW2 and gets caught up in the resistance movement Very suspenseful with an incredibly dramatic ending Started a ☆ Nacht als getuige ß I was tempted to give this book Nacht als getuige five stars, because I am a sucker for well researched historical fiction, but somehow I never lost myself in the process of reading Maybe I ll give a proper review later.
Most excellent WW2 thriller several different lives who intersect at this very interesting time in recent European history I m currently intrigued by stories of the French Resistance, especially where ordinary people have become involved and been extraordinarily brave and resourceful, and I loved reading the details of the escape systems for downed airmen I also found the treatment of the Germans quite believeable, they weren t all evil and crazy as they re usually painted I found this book Nacht als getuige Most excellent WW2 thriller several different lives who intersect at this very interesting time in recent European history I m currently intrigued by stories of the French Resistance, especially where ordinary people have become involved and been extraordinarily brave and resourceful, and I loved reading the details of the escape systems for downed airmen I also found the treatment of the Germans q This book Nacht als getuige was both interesting and informitive It gives the reader a glimpse of occupied France and the undergrond network that saved so many allied pilots.
Very detailed, well researched.
I listened to the audio book Nacht als getuige I was pleasantly surprised This is a wonderful book Nacht als getuige It s a little hard to get in to at first because it starts off introducing the character you end up hating and it s just a little vulgar to start Once the book Nacht als getuige introduces it s other characters including Julie you will be hooked The plot is set during WWII and follows the stories of several characters eventually bringing them all together in the end.
The writing is wonderful and the narrator was great to listen I listened to the audio book Nacht als getuige I was pleasantly surprised This is a wonderful book Nacht als getuige It s a little hard to get in to at first because it starts off introducing the character you end up hating and it s just a little vulgar to start Once the book Nacht als getuige introduces it s other characters including Julie you will be hooked The plot is set during WWII and follows the stories of several characters eventually bring I had read Nacht als getuige this a couple decades ago and loved it Decided to re read Nacht als getuige it, and found that I still love it I did find the initial set up to be somewhat slow, ie, the first third or so of the book, before the three main characters lives intersect I wonder do we expect things to move alongquickly in this fast paced modern world But as before, I found the harrowing trip across the English Channel to be absolutely gripping and unforgettable As before, I loved the portrayal of a young wom I had read Nacht als getuige this a couple decades ago and loved it Decided to re read Nacht als getuige it, and found that I still love it I did find the initial set up to be somewhat slow, ie, the first third or so of the book, before the three main characters lives intersect I wonder do we expect things to move alongquickly in this fast paced modern world But as befor

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