Charlotte Gray

By Sebastian Faulks

An engrossing and masterful story of one woman’s journey to occupied France to look for her missing lover.
~ Her Majesty Queen Camilla
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Publish Date: 1998

It’s 1942 and Charlotte Gray, a young Scottish woman, is embarking on a dangerous journey to Occupied France, officially to run an errand for British special operations, but unofficially to look for her missing lover, an English airman. When she arrives to the village of Lavaurette, she finds herself forced to confront the terrible truth of what had been happening in Europe as well as a terrible secret threatening her future.


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