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The Sixth Lamentation

The Sixth Lamentation

(2003)
(The first book in the Father Anslem series)
A novel by

 
Awards
The Richard and Judy Best Read of the Year Best Book (nominee)
Dilys Awards Best Book (nominee)

"Worthy Le Carré at his best!"
Allan Massie


What should you do if the world has turned against you? When Father Anselm is asked this question by an old man at Larkwood Priory, his response, to claim sanctuary, is to have greater resonance than he could ever have imagined. For that evening the old man returns, demanding the protection of the church. His name is Eduard Schwermann and he is wanted by the police as a suspected war criminal. With her life running out, Agnes Aubret feels it is time to unburden to her granddaughter Lucy the secrets she has been carrying for so long. Fifty years earlier, Agnes had been living in Occupied Paris, a member of a small group risking their lives to smuggle Jewish children to safety - until they were exposed by a young SS Officer: Eduard Schwermann. As Anselm attempts to uncover Schwermann's past, and as Lucy's search into her grandmother's history continues, their investigations dovetail to reveal a remarkable story. 'Brodrick keeps the story going at a cracking pace, flitting back and forth between its various elements, characters and eras with timing so expert the reader is compelled to keep turning the pages' Time Out

Genre: Mystery
 
Used availability for William Brodrick's The Sixth Lamentation


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Hardback Editions

July 2003 : USA Hardback
Title: The 6th Lamentation
Author(s): William Brodrick
ISBN: 0-670-03191-7 / 978-0-670-03191-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking
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February 2003 : USA Hardback
Title: The Sixth Lamentation
Author(s): William Brodrick
ISBN: 0-316-86161-8 / 978-0-316-86161-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
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Paperback Editions

December 1999 : USA Paperback
Title: The Sixth Lamentation: A Father Anselm Novel
Author(s): William Brodrick
ISBN: 1-4683-1074-7 / 978-1-4683-1074-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Overlook TP
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January 2008 : UK Paperback
Title: The Sixth Lamentation (Father Anselm Novels)
Author(s): William Brodrick
ISBN: 0-349-12113-3 / 978-0-349-12113-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Abacus
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July 2004 : UK Paperback
Title: The Sixth Lamentation
Author(s): William Brodrick
ISBN: 0-14-200462-6 / 978-0-14-200462-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin USA (P)
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April 2004 : UK Paperback
Title: The Sixth Lamentation (Father Anselm Novels)
Author(s): William Brodrick
ISBN: 0-7515-3581-8 / 978-0-7515-3581-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
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February 2003 : USA Paperback
Title: The Sixth Lamentation
Author(s): William Brodrick
ISBN: 0-316-86162-6 / 978-0-316-86162-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
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Audio Editions

January 2007 : USA Audio edition
Title: Sixth Lamentation: Father Anselm Series, Book 1
Author(s): William Brodrick
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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January 2007 : UK Audio edition
Title: Sixth Lamentation: Father Anselm Series, Book 1
Author(s): William Brodrick
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   

March 2006 : USA Audio edition
Title: Sixth Lamentation: Father Anselm Series, Book 1
Author(s): William Brodrick
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
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March 2006 : UK Audio edition
Title: Sixth Lamentation: Father Anselm Series, Book 1
Author(s): William Brodrick
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
Availability: Amazon UK   

March 2005 : UK Audio Cassette
Title: The Sixth Lamentation (Father Anselm Novels)
Author(s): William Brodrick
ISBN: 1-4055-0109-X / 978-1-4055-0109-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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March 2005 : UK Audio CD
Title: The Sixth Lamentation (Father Anselm Novels)
Author(s): William Brodrick
ISBN: 1-4055-0108-1 / 978-1-4055-0108-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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September 2003 : USA Audio edition
Title: The 6th Lamentation
Author(s): William Brodrick
Publisher: HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books
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July 2003 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: Sixth Lamentation
Author(s): William Brodrick
ISBN: 1-56511-781-6 / 978-1-56511-781-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Highbridge Audio
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July 2003 : USA Audio CD
Title: The Sixth Lamentation
Author(s): William Brodrick
ISBN: 1-56511-782-4 / 978-1-56511-782-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: HighBridge Audio
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Kindle Editions

January 2010 : UK Kindle edition
Title: The Sixth Lamentation (Father Anselm Novels Book 1)
Author(s): William Brodrick
Publisher: Sphere
Availability: Amazon UK   



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