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  • Published: 31 May 2015
  • ISBN: 9781448174041
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 192

The Prisoners of September




A compelling mix of tragedy and comedy set in the French Revolution, from acclaimed writer Leon Garfield.

Two boys, Lewis and Richard, travel to paris in 1789 for very different reasons, and find their ideals challenged in the events of the French Revolution and the September massacre.

  • Published: 31 May 2015
  • ISBN: 9781448174041
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 192

About the author

Leon Garfield

Leon Garfield was born in Brighton in 1921. He was the acclaimed author of more than thirty novels for children and adults including Devil in the Fog, winner of the inaugural Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize in 1967, The God Beneath the Sea, winner of the 1970 Carnegie Medal, and John Diamond, winner of the 1980 Whitbread literary award. He was also elected a member of the Royal Society of Literature. He died in 1996.

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Praise for The Prisoners of September

A richly exuberant blend of elaborately plotted narrative, weaving between the comic, the tender and the macabre

The Prisoners of September

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