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Gossip From the Forest
Thomas Keneally

Classification : General & Literary Fiction
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2007
Imprint : Sceptre
Page Extent : 240
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780340431047
Price : 520

About the book
In November 1918, in a railway carriage in a forest near Paris, six men meet to negotiate an end to the terrible slaughter of the First World War. Threatened by famine and anarchy at home, the Germans struggle to mitigate the punishing terms offered by the Allies. But both sides are torn by battle exhaustion and a confusion that far exceed their national differences. In this riveting combination of history, speculation and rumour, Thomas Keneally recreates the personalities, ideals, prejudices, arguments and desperate measures that resulted in the armistice which would shape the future of Europe.







Price: £5.99
Edition: Second
Format:198 x 129 mm
Imprint: Sceptre
Markets:BCN ex Can


Four of Thomas Keneally's novels have been shortlisted for the Booker prize and SCHINDLER'S ARK (filmed by Steven Spielberg as Schindler's List) has sold more copies than any other Booker Prize-winner. He is also the author of several works of non-fiction, including THE PLACE WHERE SOULS ARE BORN, about the American Southwest.

BIRTHPLACE: New South Wales, Australia.
WHEREABOUTS: Sydney, Australia

PREVIOUS BOOKS: INCLUDE
BLOOD RED, SISTER ROSE; CONFEDERATES; THE PLAYMAKER; THE PLACE WHERE SOULS ARE BORN; A FAMILY MADNESS; TOWARDS ASMARA; WOMAN OF THE INNER SEA; JACKO; SCHINDLER'S LIST


THE PROMOTION

*Part of the new Sceptre relaunch




SELLING POINTS

(1)Shortlisted for the Booker Prize

(2) Publication will coincide with Keneally's new novel A RIVER TOWN and the paperback of JACKO.

(3) Author PR on publication. Keneally will be here to take part in the Sceptre promotion.

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Thomas Keneally
Thomas Keneally began his writing career in 1964 and has published thirty-one novels since. They include Schindler's Ark, which won the Booker Prize in 1982 and was subsequently made int...(+)
Books by Thomas Keneally
A Family Madness (PB)
A River Town (PB)
Bettany's Book (PB)
Blood Red, Sister Rose (PB)
By the Line (PB)
Confederates (PB)
Flying Hero Class (PB)
Lincoln (PB)
Schindler's Ark (PB)
Schindler's Ark (Hachette Essentials) (PB)
Searching For Schindler (PB)
Searching For Schindler (HB)
Searching For Schindler (PB)
The Daughters of Mars (HB)
The Daughters of Mars (PB)
The Office of Innocence (PB)
The People's Train (PB)
The People's Train (PB)
The Playmaker (PB)
The Tyrant's Novel (PB)
The Widow and her Hero (PB)
The Widow and her Hero (HB)
Towards Asmara (PB)
Victim of the Aurora (PB)
Woman of the Inner Sea (PB)