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A Country Road, a Tree

Audiobook
From the best-selling author of Longbourn, a haunting new novel of spies and artists, passion and danger, hope in the face of despair

Paris, 1939. The pavement rumbles with the footfall of Nazi soldiers marching along the Champs-Élysées. A young, unknown writer—Samuel Beckett—recently arrived from Ireland to make his mark, smokes one last cigarette with his lover before the city they know is torn apart. Soon he will put them both in mortal danger by joining the Resistance . . .
Through it all we are witness to the workings of a uniquely brilliant mind struggling to create a language that will express this shattered world. Here is a remarkable story of survival and determination, and a portrait of the extremes of human experience alchemized into one man's timeless art.
From the Hardcover edition.

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Publisher: Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group Edition: Unabridged

OverDrive Listen audiobook

  • ISBN: 9780399566271
  • File size: 307909 KB
  • Release date: May 17, 2016
  • Duration: 10:41:28

MP3 audiobook

  • ISBN: 9780399566271
  • File size: 308385 KB
  • Release date: May 17, 2016
  • Duration: 10:41:24
  • Number of parts: 9


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From the best-selling author of Longbourn, a haunting new novel of spies and artists, passion and danger, hope in the face of despair

Paris, 1939. The pavement rumbles with the footfall of Nazi soldiers marching along the Champs-Élysées. A young, unknown writer—Samuel Beckett—recently arrived from Ireland to make his mark, smokes one last cigarette with his lover before the city they know is torn apart. Soon he will put them both in mortal danger by joining the Resistance . . .
Through it all we are witness to the workings of a uniquely brilliant mind struggling to create a language that will express this shattered world. Here is a remarkable story of survival and determination, and a portrait of the extremes of human experience alchemized into one man's timeless art.
From the Hardcover edition.

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