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Falling

(1994)
A novel by

 
 
This thought-provoking and topical novel is the winner of 5 major literary awards across Europe Lucas is spending the summer in his dead grandfather's house in a French country town. He is determined to discover why his grandfather inspired such respect from some local people and such scorn from others. But when his former childhood friend, Caitlin, now a beautiful and elusive young dancer, comes to stay next door it looks like the summer might turn out OK after all. Then Lucas also falls under the spell of the charismatic Benoit, a right-wing extremist and is drawn into violent action against the Arab migrant population. Caitlin is Jewish and Benoit is a racist - Lucas can't follow them both. When tragedy strikes he is forced to make a terrible choice, and risk repeating his grandfather's mistakes.

Falling is a compelling and serious novel about Holocaust denial, racial intolerance, freedom of speech and personal responsibility.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

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Paperback Editions

February 2019 : Australia Paperback
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Title: Falling (20th Anniversary Edition)
Author(s): Anne Provoost
ISBN: 1-76063-398-4 / 978-1-76063-398-1 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
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June 2017 : Australia Paperback
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Title: Falling 20th Anniversary Edition
Author(s): Anne Provoost
ISBN: 1-76029-392-X / 978-1-76029-392-5 (Australia edition)
Publisher: A & U Children
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September 1997 : Australia Paperback
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Title: Falling
Author(s): Anne Provoost
ISBN: 1-86448-444-6 / 978-1-86448-444-1 (Australia edition)
Publisher: A & U Children
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Kindle Editions

June 2017 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Falling 20th Anniversary Edition
Author(s): Anne Provoost, John Nieuwenhuizen
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
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June 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Falling: 20th Anniversary Edition
Author(s): Anne Provoost, John Nieuwenhuizen
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA