Because of You (Paperback)Dawn French (author)
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Boasting Dawn French’s unique brand of unfailing wit and authentic emotional warmth, Because of You is a funny, uplifting tale of mothers and daughters and the family bonds that make us who we are.
Longlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2021
Tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock . . . midnight.
The old millennium turns into the new.
In the same hospital, two very different women give birth to two very similar daughters.
Hope leaves with a beautiful baby girl.
Anna leaves with empty arms.
Seventeen years later, the gods who keep watch over broken-hearted mothers wreak mighty revenge, and the truth starts rolling, terrible and deep, toward them all.
The power of mother-love will be tested to its limits.
Perhaps beyond . . .
Because Of You is Dawn French's stunning new novel, told with her signature humour, warmth and so much love.
Following her wonderful bestsellers A Tiny Bit Marvellous, Oh Dear Silvia and According to Yes, Because Of You is Dawn French's stunning new book, told with her signature humour, warmth and so much love.
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 332 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 25 mm
'An extraordinary book - sad, heartening, gripping and reassuringly human.' - Jo Brand
'Gorgeous . . . wise and sad and full of love.' - Marian Keyes
'Incredible.' - Russell Brand
'Dawn tackles the big ones - love, death, grief, childhood, motherhood, parenthood - head on.' - The Guardian
'Moving . . . French's best yet.' - Good Housekeeping
'A fantastic page-turner.' - Mail on Sunday
'Beautifully observed.' - The Times
'French always writes so melodically about the truth of human nature . . . French manages to pick your heart up with the nib of her pen and slowly pull it apart, heart-wrenchingly, page by page . . . A true writing talent.' - My Weekly
'Warm, witty and wise . . . I raced through.' - Daily Mail
'Arresting page-turner.' - Best
'A novel her fans are sure to love.' - Woman's Weekly
'A story of love, identity and belonging.' - The i
'A bouncy, comedy drama. Funny, poignant and bursting with joie de vivre.' - Daily Mail
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