Libertys Fire

Libertys Fire Paris, 1871 Four Young People Will Rewrite Their Destinies Paris Is In Revolt After Months Of Siege At The Hands Of The Prussians, A Wind Of Change Is Blowing Through The City, Bringing With It Murmurs Of A New Revolution Alone And Poverty Stricken, Sixteen Year Old Zephyrine Is Quickly Lured In By The Ideals Of The City S Radical New Government, And She Finds Herself Swept Away By Its Promises Of Freedom, Hope, Equality And Rights For Women But She Is About To Fall In Love For A Second Time, Following A Fateful Encounter With A Young Violinist Anatole S Passion For His Music Is Soon Swiftly Matched Only By His Passion For This Fierce And Magnificent Girl He Comes To Believe In Zephyrine S New Politics But His Friends Are Not So Sure Opera Singer Marie And Photographer Jules Have Desires Of Their Own, And The Harsh Reality Of Life Under The Commune Is Not Quite As Enticing For Them As It Seems To Be For Anatole And Zephyrine And When The Violent Reality Of Revolution Comes Crashing Down At All Their Feet, Can They Face The Danger Together Or Will They Be Forced To Choose Where Their Hearts Really Lie Loved this Really emotional Liberty s Fire by Lydia Syson is another really fascinating, exciting and emotional story by one of my favourite recent authors It s set in another historical time period that I knew nothing about and yet as I was reading this story, I was swept away into the lives of these four main characters and I found myself hugely emotionally invested in their lives and this Paris of 1871 that was under such tumult Knowing nothing about the Commune of Paris, I knew absolutel Loved this Really emotional Liberty s Fire by Lydia Syson is another really fascinating, exciting and emotional story by one of my favourite recent authors It s set in another historical time period that I knew nothing about and yet as I was reading this story, I was swept away into the lives of these four main characters and I found myself hugely emotionally invested in their lives and this Paris of 1871 that was under such tumult Knowing nothing about the Commune of Paris, I knew absolutely nothing about what would happen but the build up to that last 100 pages quickly grew as I was reading the story Everything is gearing up towards something massive and knowing very little about the actual historical events meant that I was both on the edge of my seat and also hugely surprised by the turn of events that occurred One of the major reasons that I love Lydia Syson s
s something so incredibly magical about reading a historical romance, set in the midst of a civil war I was swept up by Zephyrine s story, a girl who s family no longer wanted her and a grandmother who raised her to be a strong and independent young woman But after her grandmother passes, the streets of Paris are unforgiving to a girl who lives below the poverty line Zephyrine is tough and determined, not to mention opinionated She believes in wo s something so incredibly magical about reading a historical romance, set in the midst of a civil war I was swept up by Zephyrine s story, a girl who s family no longer wanted her and a grandmother who raised her to be a strong and independent young woman But after her grandmother passes, the streets of Paris are unforgiving to a girl who lives below the poverty line Zephyrine is tough and determined, not to mention opinionated She believes in women s rights and it isn t long before she s attending meetings with other like minded women who fight for freedom from oppression, matched only by the furiosity of her best friend Rose.Anatole is a young and passionate violinist, former soldier and living with an budding American photographer in Jules Jules is wealthy and although Anatole is only one component of an orchestra, he wants for nothing, his friend paying for their loft style apartment and comfortable lifestyle Anatole too dreams for a Paris owned by the people, where freedom reign
Brilliant historical fiction I would expect nothing less from Lydia Syson. This review also appears on my blog Genie In A Book Thank you to the Five Mile Press for sending me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest reviewThis is the story of a revolution, and a city that rose to claim its rights.The aftermath of the Franco Prussian war left Pa
This review was written for The Review DiariesYou can read the full review hereHuge thanks to Hot Key Books for sending me a copy in exchange for an honest review.Ever since I moved to France I have been readingbooks set in France It s such a wonderful step away from the usual UK and US YA fiction we see so much of, and I ve been loving seeing so muchof the culture and history I ve been thrust into The history is something that particularly fa
Review by you ve ever walked the back streets of Paris, you ll know what I mean when I say about the sense of wonder and history that you feel It s such an amazing place to visit a cultural metropolis and one that I absolutely love However, after reading this book Paris 1871 setting this brought my timeless memories crashing down on me I was immediately transported back to the world, and time, when the Paris Commune was the radical municipal govern Review by you ve ever walked the back streets of Paris, you ll know what I mean when I say about the sense of wonder and history that you feel It s such an amazing place to visit a cultural metropolis and one that I absolutely love However, after reading this book Paris 1871 setting this brought my timeless memories crashing down on me I was immediately transported back to the world, and time, when the Paris Commune was the radical municipal government elected to run the French capital March 1871 This is a forgotten period in history which is brought to life through the magical words and detail used by Lydia It s beautifully written and, in my opinion, both well researched and th
Review Taken From The Pewter WolfIt is Paris, 1871 Life since the war has been tough for everyone Life should be getting settled now But it s not Rumours of another revolution are cycling But Zephyrine s life is beginning to spiral out of control But two things save her The City s new leadership and young violinist, Anatole Anatole opens her eyes to a new world And she is swept away by her passionate beliefs and the two fall in love.But their friends Jules, Marie and Rose aren t con Review Taken From The Pewter WolfIt is Paris, 1871 Life since the war has been tough for everyone Life should be getting settled now But it s not Rumours of another revolution are cycling But Zephyrine s life is beginning to spiral out of control But two things save her The City s new leadership and young violinist, Anatole Anatole opens her eyes to a new world And she is swept away by her passionate beliefs and the two fall in love.But their friends Jules, Marie and Rose aren t convinced And the future is slowly turning dark for them all, and Paris itself As a bloody week s approaching, will all of them survive and at what cost Ok, am going to admit
Another incredibly well researched and well written work of historical fiction from Lydia Syson Going into Liberty s Fire I had no knowledge of the Paris Commune, but was immediately swept into the action and could very easily imagine myself in 1870s Paris Syson does a brilliant job of balancing excellent character development with presenting a historically accurate world, all written in an
4.5 stelle A beautiful story of life during the French Revolution What a beautiful tale and what a tragedy it isn twell known Lydia Syson deserves a lotattention for this young adult novel, which manages to be both descriptive and entertaining and never trite Looking forward to reading