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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (37 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Olivia Manning Narrator: Harriet Walter Publisher: AudioGO Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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It is 1940, and Guy and Harriet Pringle and their friends in the English colony in Bucharest find their position growing ever more precarious. The phony war is over and invasion by the Germans is an ever-present threat...

This is the second part of The Balkan Trilogy, which began with The Great Fortune and concludes with Friends and Heroes.

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Stuart | 10/1/2013

    " Tension picks up here in volume 2 of the Balkan Trilogy, as the war becomes a more direct presence in Bucharest, as do the fascists. The plot still progresses rather slowly. However, I do recommend this well-written, character- and location-driven novel. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Eddie | 12/8/2011

    " Book 2 is as consistent as the first volume. In Book 2, the Germans have begun arriving in Bucharest. The Pringles are split up, she goes to Athens while Guy remains in Romania. But the Romanian police cancelled Harriet's return visa. What is to be done? "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Ann | 8/11/2011

    " listening to this, second in a series...A different look at the approach of WWII, from a British couple in Romania and then Greece. This series of three books--this one is part of "THe balkan Trilogy"--is followed by "The Levant Trilogy" continuing the story of this couple in Cairo during the war. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Laura | 5/19/2011

    " The second book on the Balkan trilogy. "

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