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Buckingham Palace - London, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2
N 51° 30.100 W 000° 08.446
30U E 698441 N 5709491
Quick Description: A flashback scene in John Boyne's novel "The Absolutist" takes place in front of Buckingham Palace.
Location: London, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 11/26/2014 3:22:14 PM
Waymark Code: WMMYZ5
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 2

Long Description:
In John Boyne's novel "The Absolutist", the main character, a British soldier named Tristan Sadler, is in a foxhole in France during World War I. As bombs burst in the air above him, he reminisces about the time in June 1911, when as a child of 11 years, he, his sister and father went to Buckingham Palace to see fireworks. The fireworks were set off on the eve of King George V's coronation. Tristan gets lost and when his father finds him, he is slapped hard across the the astonishment of onlookers. One woman even assaulted the father in complaint.
Short Description: see above

Book Title: The Absolutist

First Year Published: 2012

Author's Name: John Boyne

Name of Waymarked Item: Buckingham Palace

Location of Item: London, England, UK

More Information:
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Admission Price?: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

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