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A Very Long Engagement - A Novel

Sébastien Japrisot

Now a major motion picture from Amelie's director Jean-Pierre Jeunet and featuring Audrey Tautou and Jodie Foster comes a very different love story: A Very Long Engagement based on the acclaimed novel by Sébastien Japrisot A runaway bestseller in France and winner of the 1991 Prix Interallié, Sébastien Japrisot's novel about World War I was acclaimed as "a latter-day War and Peace" by The New York Times. Set during and after the First World War, A VERY LONG ENGAGEMENT is the tale of a young woman's search for her fiancé who she believes might still be alive despite having officially been reported as "killed in the line of duty." Unable to walk since childhood, fearless Mathilde Donnay is undeterred in her quest as she scours the country for information about five wounded French soldiers who were brutally abandoned by their own troops. A VERY LONG ENGAGEMENTis a mystery, a love story, and an extraordinary portrait of life in France before and after the War.

Now a major motion picture from Amelie's director Jean-Pierre Jeunet and featuring Audrey Tautou and Jodie Foster comes a very different love story: A Very Long Engagement based on the acclaimed novel by Sébastien Japrisot A runaway bestseller in France and winner of the 1991 Prix Interallié, Sébastien Japrisot's novel about World War I was acclaimed as "a latter-day War and Peace" by The New York Times. Set during and after the First World War, A VERY LONG ENGAGEMENT is the tale of a young woman's search for her fiancé who she believes might still be alive despite having officially been reported as "killed in the line of duty." Unable to walk since childhood, fearless Mathilde Donnay is undeterred in her quest as she scours the country for information about five wounded French soldiers who were brutally abandoned by their own troops. A VERY LONG ENGAGEMENTis a mystery, a love story, and an extraordinary portrait of life in France before and after the War.
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Now a major motion picture from Amelie's director Jean-Pierre Jeunet and featuring Audrey Tautou and Jodie Foster comes a very different love story: A Very Long Engagement based on the acclaimed novel by Sébastien Japrisot A runaway bestseller in France and winner of the 1991 Prix Interallié, Sébastien Japrisot's novel about World War I was acclaimed as "a latter-day War and Peace" by The New York Times. Set during and after the First World War, A VERY LONG ENGAGEMENT is the tale of a young woman's search for her fiancé who she believes might still be alive despite having officially been reported as "killed in the line of duty." Unable to walk since childhood, fearless Mathilde Donnay is undeterred in her quest as she scours the country for information about five wounded French soldiers who were brutally abandoned by their own troops. A VERY LONG ENGAGEMENTis a mystery, a love story, and an extraordinary portrait of life in France before and after the War.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Isabel Keating

Length:

5h 9m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

10:22


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

06:37


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

06:03


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

06:34


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:20


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:44


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:05


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

07:31


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

07:41


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

06:47


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

08:00


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

11:02


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

08:40


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

08:16


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

07:37


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

07:40


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

11:53


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

10:03


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:36


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

04:40


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

07:23


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

07:31


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

06:45


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

07:59


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

07:14


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

06:03


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

06:33


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

07:51


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

08:42


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

10:29


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

10:07


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

08:16


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

05:30


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

06:58


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

07:10


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

06:32


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

08:32


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

07:23


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

08:23


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

09:04