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The Englishman"s Daughter

A True Story of Love and Betrayal in World War I

by Ben Macintyre

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Published by Delta .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7439392M
ISBN 100385336799
ISBN 109780385336796

Ben Macintyres book The Englishmans Daughter is a book of war, love, friendship, and betrayal. It is a story about a group of nine ally soldiers that all find their way to a small town in northern France named Villeret after being left behind by there retreating units. The Englishman's Daughter: A True Story of Love and. Soon after the Englishman's daughter Helene was born, someone -- most likely from Villeret -- betrayed the British soldiers. Executed as spies by the petty bureaucratic German tyrant in charge of the region, Robert Digby and his compatriots are still remembered by .

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  “The Englishman’s Daughter” tells the true story of how the soldiers arrived in the village of Villaret, how they were protected and cared for, and how their stay in France ended (spoiler alert – it did not end well!) Actually, there really isn’t a spoiler. The book tells you from the start how it ends. The Englishmans Daughter, Evans, Peter, Allen Lane, , Hardcov $ Free shipping. John Garbutt-Barrow & Low Furness: Past & Present (The Chan (UK IMPORT) BOOK NEW. Details about Julian Barrow Book Booklet Englishmans View New york Julian Barrow Book Booklet Englishmans View New york Item Information. Condition: not Seller Rating: % positive.


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The Englishman s Daughter is the never-before-told story of these extraordinary men, their protectors, and of the haunting love affair between Private Robert Digby and Claire Dessenne, the most beautiful woman in Villeret.

Their passion would result in the birth of a child known as The Englishman s Daughter, and in an act of unspeakable /5(44). THE ENGLISHMAN'S DAUGHTER focus on that French incident betweenbut furbishes the audience with the underlying generalization that in war in spite of technology people count.

It is the true human drama that makes history hum and enables the audience to understand the past, connects it to the present, and projects it into the future. "The four Tommies, of whom the oldest was only thirty-six, had barely a clue of their whereabouts, but knew well enough that they were not supposed to be there.".

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Publication Date. Buy a cheap copy of Englishman's Daughter book by Peter Evans. Free shipping over $ A small tale extracted from the annals of the “War to End All Wars,” by historical biographer Macintyre (The Napoleon of Crime,etc.), proves powerful and the guns of August echoed in Picardy, some British Tommies became separated from their units, the King's Own Lancasters, the Royal Irish Fusiliers, and the Royal Hampshires.

Source: The First Meeting by Lucien Jonas My thoughts: A small French village where life seem to be unchanged throughout the ages is the dramatic background for much of the story behind The Englishman's Daughter and the protagonists actual people.

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The Englishman’s Daughter A Foreign Field. But that alone would not carry the length of a book. Interviewing people who lived through the events and their descendants, and combing through official and unofficial documents from the time, Macintyre pieces together a broader tale.

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Their passion would result in the birth of a child known as "The Englishman's Daughter," and in an act of unspeakable.