A Partisan's Daughter

Author(s): Louis De Bernieres

Literary Fiction

Set in North London during the Winter of Discontent, A Partisan's Daughter features the relationship between Chris, an unhappily-married, middle-aged Englishman and Roza, a young Serbian woman who has recently moved to London.
While driving through Archway in the course of his job as a medical rep, Chris is captivated by a young woman on a street corner. Clumsily, he engages her in conversation, and he secures an invitation to return one day for a coffee.
His visits become more frequent and Roza starts to tell him the story of her life, drawing him increasingly into her world - from her childhood as a daughter of one of Tito's partisans, through her journey to England and on to her more recent colourful and dangerous past in London.
A Partisan's Daughter is about the power of storytelling. It is also a beautifully wrought and unlikely love story which is both compelling and moving to read. Here is another wonderful novel from the author of the bestselling Birds Without Wings and Captain Correlli's Mandolin.

First published 2008.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781846551420
  • : Harvill Secker
  • : Harvill Secker
  • : 0.248
  • : March 2008
  • : 216mm X 138mm X 18mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Louis De Bernieres
  • : Paperback
  • : Airport / Ireland / Export ed
  • : good
  • : 256