EBOOK / KINDLE (Farewell Bergerac) by Fredrik Nath
Of a reluctant WWII resistance fighter in France It s 1937 during the Spanish Civil War and Francois has just been notified that his son
Has Died Fighting The Fascist died fighting the Fascist On his way to visit his son s grave he meets Alma who has also experienced pain and suffering due to the war On his way back through the small town that he met Alma in he watches the town become bombed "and destroyed Francois tries to eep to himself while making money "destroyed Francois tries to eep to himself while making money game that he has gone out and shot He hides behind his reputation as a town drunk to insure no one would expect him to be hiding young Jewish girls in his home or helping with covert operations Francois was at one time a Language teacher but now he finds that he has attracted women young enough to be his daughters while fighting very close to the front lines Even though all the suffering he has experienced he never gives up and he continues to protect as many people as
he can This is a story of how Francois and the rest can This is a story of how Francois and the rest France are handeling the Spanish War and the beginning of World War II Although he did not sign up for a lot of the missions he finds himself in he fights on I thought this was an educational and entertaining book Francois is an easily liked character because of how much he does for others even though he puts on the face of a rough drunk who has little to no feelings for anyone but himself Inside he s just as hurt confused and terrified of what is to come of his home country and those around him Before reading Farewell Bergerac I haven t read a book that has taken place in France during this time period but after reading Nath s book I am anxious to not only read from the author but also about this time period in France Mr Fredrik Nath does a great job at. Plies and a beautiful SOE agent whom Dufy falls in love with But as the invaders hunt down the partisans in the deep crisp woodland nothing works out as Dufy had hoped 'Farewell Bergerac' is an unforgettable wartime tale of fragile love loss and redemption.
Fredrik Nath ☆ 5 Free read,
A five star bookA good read you want to go on forever but you read it faster because you want to now the end I really liked this book this author has a great gift of letting your imagination picture exactly what s going on and as it s set in a time period I like reading about that made it all the enjoyable It s fiction so not everything is accurate ie locations etc but I didn t Francois Dufy is given disturbing news through the mail In Farewell Bergerac He didn t plan for his world to change but it did He has lost so much and didn t expect either of his major losses He feels guilt and a heavy burden as he tries to continue life but can t cope He finally opened up a little to someone whowhen he returned from a grave site had to bury this person he had just opened up to Once again he had to let someone go The only thing giving him comfort was his alcohol in which he found solace The main characters in this book mostly had strong personalities Alma Rachelle Lorna Dufy are my favorite characters in the book and they make ExcellentCould not put it down Also read the cyclist "another very good readwell written and believable Plan to read of his books Occupied France " very good readwell written and believable Plan to read of his books Occupied France a tense dangerous and threatening place Fredrik Nath portrays it well and in Farewell the main character a disillusioned and depressed schoolteacher turned fighter
Fran ois Dufy spends the second half of the novel trying to evade captureHis journey to where isois Dufy spends the second half of the novel trying to evade captureHis journey to where he is been fraught with tragedy Those closest to him have been illed and he descends into an existence of self pity and heavy drinking He loses his job and becomes the town drunk A Jewish girl Rachelle who he rescues from the Nazis is the catalyst for his change He starts working for. Author Fredrik Nath was 'highly commended' in the Yeovil Literary Prize for his novel Galdir A Slave's Tale Nazi occupied Auitaine 1943 François Dufy alcoholic and alone is dragged into the war effort when he rescues a young Jewish girl from the Nazi Secu. His old general in the First World War and becomes involved when a British agent Shirley parachutes into his life Nath creates and maintains suspense as Fran ois fights the good fight with an inexperienced and naive but enthusiastic group of young Resistance fighters He falls in love with Shirley and she along with the Jewish girl provides a semblance of much missed family for him Fran ois is a likeable character courageous courteous and contrary He becomes aware of his feelings as the narrative develops and although the ending is predictable it is what readers would want Nath s writing in places would benefit from another edit but his creation of the tension and uncertainty of the era and characters whom readers will become attached override that minor point Nath creates atmospheric tension with a high level of detail Farewell is the second novel in a loosely connected trilogy set in Occupied France Farewell to Bergerac is an exceptionally well written story A letter arrives informing M Duffy of heart breaking news his son Jean Paul is dead illed fighting the Fascists in Spain Thus begins Fran ois Dufy s journeyThe German Occupation in Vichy France is well advanced the town drunk in Bergerac is not who he seems and the Partisan s fight for the freedom of France against the Nazis is beginning
This Is An Emotionalis an emotional portrayed convincingly the fear terror and anxieties are palpable the of being there amongst them seems real This is a follow on from The Cyclist and actually runs alongside it at times Fredrik Nath has created a supreme courageous and inconspicuous hero An enthralling read and the inclusion of uotes from Jacues Prevert s Paroles fronting each chapter are very effective This was a story. Rity Police She breathes life into his world and gives him a reason to go on Dufy begins a path of revenge on the occupying Germans A sniper in the Great War he uses his skills to devastating effect always posing as the town drunk Then the British drop sup.