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The Foundling Boy

(1975)
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"Our lives would be all the richer if we read a Michel Déon novel."
William Boyd


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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Used availability for Michel Deon's The Foundling Boy


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Paperback Editions

December 2013 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Foundling Boy
Author(s): Michel Deon
ISBN: 1-908313-56-0 / 978-1-908313-56-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gallic Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

January 2016 : UK Audio CD
thumbTitle: The Foundling Boy
Author(s): Michel Deon
ISBN: 1-908313-93-5 / 978-1-908313-93-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gallic Books
Availability: Amazon   

December 2013 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Foundling Boy
Author(s): Michel Deon
Publisher: Gallic Books
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

December 2013 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Foundling Boy
Author(s): Michel Deon
Publisher: Gallic Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


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