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Rumors of peace

by Ella Leffland

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Fawcett Popular Library in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nineteen forties,
  • Girls,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementElla Leffland
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ4.L493 Ru 1979, PS3562.E375 Ru 1979
    The Physical Object
    Pagination352 pages ;
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26336528M
    ISBN 100445045876
    ISBN 109780445045873
    OCLC/WorldCa6694857

      chapter 1 Rumors of Peace, meaning Rumors of Peace, genre Rumors of Peace, book cover Rumors of Peace, flies Rumors of Peace, Rumors of Peace bbfd01d3f22e8 Though Radio Broadcasts Grow Harrowing Every Day, And Soon, Swastika Marked Envelopes Begin To Arrive From Cousins Overseas, But The Fighting In Europe Still Seems Far Away From The . All of that said, Rumors of Peace is not really a novel about the war. In some ways, the war is a mere catalyst for the changes that take place in Suse between and , and most of these changes are connected to the fact that Suse is moved .

    Ella Leffland (born Novem ) is an American novelist and short story writer. Highly regarded by other writers, her novels demonstrate stunning mastery of the techniques of realistic fiction; but Leffland uses her facility to illuminate characters whose imaginative lives are . Although uneasy at rumors linking Ellen and Anatole in incest, considering her stupid as well, he forces himself to say the words. Six weeks later they marry. With his daughter taken care of, Prince Vassily takes Anatole to visit Prince Nikolay Bolkonsky.

    The post Book Review: 'Rumors of Peace' by Ella Leffland - Two Tales in One - Part One appeared first on Blogcritics. View the original article on . "One of those deceptively guileless novels, like A Member of the Wedding and To Kill a Mockingbird, that sees more than it lets on." —New York Times Book Review “A book of acute insight and delicious humor Absorbing and poignant and full of difficult truth.” —Rosellen Brown, New York Magazine&#;Though radio broadcasts grow more harrowing every day,.


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