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After the War

(2016)
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1950's Bordeaux. Even now, the Second World War is never far from people's memories, particularly in a city where the scars of collaboration and resistance are more keenly felt than ever. But another war has already begun. A war without a name, far away across the sea, in Algeria, where young men are sent to fight in a brutal conflict.

Daniel knows what awaits him. He's heard stories. Patrols, ambushes, reprisals, massacres, mutilations, all beneath a burning north African sun. He has just a month left before he leaves but, haunted by the loss of his parents and sister in the atrocities of the last war, Daniel questions why he is even going to fight in the first place.

Meanwhile, past crimes are returning to haunt Albert Darlac, the godfather of Bordeaux: corrupt police chief, fascist sympathiser and one-time collaborator. Before long, a series of explosive events will set off a spiral of violence that will bring the horrific legacy of wars past and present to the streets of Bordeaux.

Translated from the French by Sam Taylor

    

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Hardback Editions

August 2016 : UK Hardback

Title: After the War (MacLehose Press Editions)
Author(s): Herve Le Corre
ISBN: 0-85705-383-3 / 978-0-85705-383-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: MacLehose Press
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April 1988 : UK Paperback
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Title: After the War (MacLehose Press Editions)
Author(s): Herve Le Corre
ISBN: 0-85705-389-2 / 978-0-85705-389-3 (UK edition)
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August 2017 : UK Audio CD
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Title: After The War
Author(s): Herve Le Corre
ISBN: 1-5100-6021-9 / 978-1-5100-6021-0 (UK edition)
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June 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: After the War
Author(s): Herve Le Corre, Sam Taylor - translation
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June 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: After the War
Author(s): Herve Le Corre, Sam Taylor - translation
Publisher: MacLehose Press
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June 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: After the War
Author(s): Herve Le Corre, Sam Taylor - translation
Publisher: MacLehose Press
Availability: Amazon UK   


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June 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: After the War
Author(s): Herve Le Corre
Publisher: MacLehose Press
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June 2017 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: After the War (MacLehose Press Editions Book 6)
Author(s): Herve Le Corre
Publisher: MacLehose Press
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