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Description - The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

Bravery, courage, fear and love in a time of war, from New York Times bestselling author Kristin Hannah

"Wrenching, convincing . . . bittersweet" Publishers Weekly

Despite their differences, sisters Viann and Isabelle have always been close. Younger, bolder Isabelle lives in Paris while Viann is content with life in the French countryside with her husband Antoine and their daughter. But when the Second World War strikes, Antoine is sent off to fight and Viann finds herself isolated so Isabelle is sent by their father to help her.

As the war progresses, the sisters' relationship and strength is tested. With life changing in unbelievably horrific ways, Viann and Isabelle will find themselves facing frightening situations and responding in ways they never thought possible as bravery and resistance take different forms in each of their actions.

Vivid and exquisite in its illumination of a time and place that was filled with atrocities, but also humanity and strength, Kristin Hannah's novel will provoke thought and discussion that will have readers talking long after they finish reading.

PRAISE FOR THE NIGHTINGALE

"Movingly written and plotted with the skill of Greek tragedy. You'll keep turning the pages until the last racking sob" Daily Mail

"A gripping, emotional read" SHE magazine

"Brilliant dialogue makes this a compulsive read" Books Monthly

"I loved The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah, a talented writer of American stories; great characters, great plots, great emotions, who could ask for more in a novel?" Isabel Allende

"Beautifully written . . . packed with action and emotion" Sara Gruen, bestselling author of Water for Elephants

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781447283072
ISBN-10: 1447283074
Format: Paperback / softback
(197mm x 130mm x 29mm)
Pages: 464
Imprint: Pan Books
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Publish Date: 7-May-2015
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Kristin Hannah

Kristin Hannah is a New York Times bestselling author. She is a former lawyer turned writer and is the mother of one son. She and her husband live in the Pacific Northwest near Seattle, and Hawaii. Her first novel published in the UK, Night Road, was one of eight books selected for the UK's 2011 TV Book Club Summer Read.

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