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A Place to Stand

(1940)
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First published in 1953, A Place To Stand is set in Budapest in the spring of 1941, Hope - a spoilt but attractive society girl and daughter of a leading American business man - finds herself playing the lead in a dangerous and most unexpected affair of underground intrigue, through the machinations of her journalist fiance. During the course of her activities she falls in love with a Polish refugee, and at the moment when Germany invades Hungary, she is already deeply involved - both emotionally and politically.

Bridge, herself an eye witness of these events, tells in moving and graphic terms the terrible story of Germany's 'protective' invasion; although it is presented in the form of an imaginative episode, the historical significance and accuracy are all too tragically evident.

This admirable novel is at once a charming love story in the shadow of fear and disruption, a subtle and intimate portrayal of human beings in a time of crisis, and a most exciting narrative, set against the enchanting background of Budapest.

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Hardback Editions

December 1940 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: A Place to Stand
Author(s): Ann Bridge
ISBN: 0-7011-0574-7 / 978-0-7011-0574-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
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Paperback Editions

September 2012 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: A Place to Stand (Bloomsbury Reader)
Author(s): Ann Bridge
ISBN: 1-4482-0082-2 / 978-1-4482-0082-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Reader
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Audio Editions

July 2016 : MP3 CD
thumbTitle: A Place to Stand
Author(s): Ann Bridge
ISBN: 1-5226-7853-0 / 978-1-5226-7853-3
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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May 2013 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: A Place to Stand
Author(s): Ann Bridge
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   

May 2013 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: A Place to Stand
Author(s): Ann Bridge
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

October 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: A Place to Stand (Bloomsbury Reader)
Author(s): Ann Bridge
Publisher: Bloomsbury Reader
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