A Partisan's Daughter

Author(s): Louis de Bernières

General Fiction

"Chris is in his forties- bored, lonely, trapped in a loveless, sexless marriage. He s a stranger to the 1970s youth culture of London, a stranger to himself on the night he invites a prostitute into his car. oza is Yugoslavian, recently moved to London. She s in her twenties, but has already lived a life filled with danger, misadventure, romance, and tragedy. And though she s not a prostitute, when she s propositioned by Chris, she gets into his car anyway. ver the next few months Roza tells Chris the stories of her past. She s a fast-talking Scheherazade, saving her own life by telling it to Chris. And he takes in her tales as if they were oxygen in an otherwise airless world. But is Roza telling the truth? Does it even matter?"

Product Information

A beautifully wrought and unlikely love story, exploring the power of storytelling

Louis de Bernieres is the best-selling author of Captain Corelli's Mandolin, which won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize, Best Book in 1995. His most recent novel is Birds Without Wings.

General Fields

  • : 9780099520283
  • : Penguin Random House
  • : Arrow
  • : 0.208
  • : January 2009
  • : 197mm X 128mm X 17mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Louis de Bernières
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 823.914
  • : 288
  • : Modern fiction