Captain Corelli's Mandolin

Captain Corelli's Mandolin by Louis de Bernieres


ISBN
9780749397548
Published
Released
01 / 06 / 1995
Binding
Paperback
Pages
544
Dimensions
129 x 198 x 28mm

It is 1941 and Captain Antonio Corelli, a young Italian officer, is posted to the Greek island of Cephallonia as part of the occupying forces. At first he is ostracised by the locals, but as a conscientious but far from fanatical soldier, whose main aim is to have a peaceful war, he proves in time to be civilised, humorous - and a consummate musician.

When the local doctor's daughter's letters to her fiance - and members of the underground - go unanswered, the working of the eternal triangle seems inevitable. But can this fragile love survive as a war of bestial savagery gets closer and the lines are drawn between invader and defender?

This is a wonderful, hypnotic novel of fabulous scope and tremendous, iridescent charm.
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It is 1941 and Captain Antonio Corelli, a young Italian officer, is posted to the Greek island of Cephallonia as part of the occupying forces. At first he is ostracised by the locals, but as a conscientious but far from fanatical soldier, whose main aim is to have a peaceful war, he proves in time to be civilised, humorous - and a consummate musician.

When the local doctor's daughter's letters to her fiance - and members of the underground - go unanswered, the working of the eternal triangle seems inevitable. But can this fragile love survive as a war of bestial savagery gets closer and the lines are drawn between invader and defender?

This is a wonderful, hypnotic novel of fabulous scope and tremendous, iridescent charm.
ISBN:
9780749397548
Publication Date:
01 / 06 / 1995
Pages:
544
Dimensions:
129 x 198 x 28mm

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