Everything you need to understand or teach A Very Long Engagement by Sebastien Japrisot.
Set in France in the time following World War I, A Very Long Engagement is the story of war and its aftermath. It was a best seller in France in 1991, winning the Prix Interallie Award. It was translated into English in 1994 and made into a movie in 2005.
A Very Long Engagement Lesson Plans contain 113 pages of teaching material, including: