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The Foundling Boy

(1975)
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It is 1919. On a summer's night in Normandy, a new-born baby is left in a basket outside the home of Albert and Jeanne Arnaud.

The childless couple take the foundling in, name him Jean, and decide to raise him as their own, though his parentage remains a mystery.

Though Jean's life is never dull, he grows up knowing little of what lies beyond his local area.

Until the day he sets off on his bicycle to discover the world, and encounters a Europe on the threshold of interesting times...



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"Our lives would be all the richer if we read a Michel Déon novel." - William Boyd


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April 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Foundling Boy
Author(s): Michel Deon
ISBN: 1-908313-56-0 / 978-1-908313-56-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gallic Books
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January 2016 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Foundling Boy
Author(s): Michel Deon
ISBN: 1-908313-93-5 / 978-1-908313-93-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gallic Books
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December 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Foundling Boy
Author(s): Michel Deon
Publisher: Gallic Books
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December 2013 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Foundling Boy
Author(s): Michel Deon
Publisher: Gallic Books
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December 2013 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Foundling Boy
Author(s): Michel Deon
Publisher: Gallic Books
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December 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Foundling Boy
Author(s): Michel Deon
Publisher: Gallic Books
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