Year of publication: 2002
Ken Follett JACKDAWS THE FIRST DAY Sunday, May 28, 1944 CHAPTER I ONE MINUTE BEFORE the explosion, the square at Sainte-Ccile was at peace. The evening was warm, and a layer of still air covered the town like a blanket. The church bell tolled a lazy beat, calling worshipers to the service with little enthusiasm. To Felicity Clairet it sounded like a countdown. The square was dominated by the seventeenth-century chteau. A small version of Versailles, it had a grand projecting front entrance, and ...
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