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He was a celebrated figure in French literature whose other claims to fame were many. He was decorated for his bravery in the war, receiving many medals and honours, This WWII historical fiction novel was written by a French novelist, diplomat, film director, and World War II aviator of Jewish origin.
The protagonist, Ludo, is the young nephew of the local postman and part time kite maker, Ambrose Fleury. While the kites may appear to be dragon flies, or castles in the air, there is always a little political sass involved if one were to look with a critical eye. While young Ludo learns the art of kite making, he meets and falls in love with Lila, the daughter of a Polish aristocratic business tycoon.
As it turns out, Ludo is far from alone in his quest for the favors of Lila. Many more semi-fantastical creatures fill the action, including Julie Espinoza, a madam whose bordello in Paris is a headquarters of the Resistance. Beginning with rescuing downed aviators and then escorting them safely to Spain, all players became involved in various ways with the French Resistance.
While this was a very thoughtful and creative story, I confess to becoming lost in what may have been French nuance and questionable translation. This book was originally copyrighted in French in and only translated and published in English in I would be eager to read whether other non-French Goodreaders also had this difficulty. The author was tremendously gifted, I felt that I missed a lot.
Gary committed suicide in after publishing this book. You seize us and shake us.
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