A complex and moving tale of the Communard revolt in 1871 Paris against the troops of a corrupt government is replete with violence and destruction and an enthralling chase to find a young woman in peril. Serious and substantial.
The mysterious disappearance of three lighthouse keepers from a sea-bound tower drives this suspenseful tale rich with details of life in such places and the effects on the people who maintain them, the companies that operate them, and the women who remain on shore while their men are sequestered away from land.
A new and intimate look at Churchill’s daily life, in detail, through the first year of his tenure as Prime Minister. Personal accounts and observations made by those who were with him illuminate this extraordinary biographical work.