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The Girl You Left Behind (Paperback)
  • The Girl You Left Behind (Paperback)

The Girl You Left Behind (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 27/09/2012
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The Girl You Left Behind is a hauntingly romantic and utterly irresistible new weepy from Jojo Moyes, author of the Richard and Judy bestseller, Me Before You. What happened to the girl you left behind? France, 1916. Sophie Lefevre must keep her family safe whilst her adored husband Edouard fights at the front. When she is ordered to serve the German officers who descend on her hotel each evening, her home becomes riven by fierce tensions. And from the moment the new Kommandant sets eyes on Sophie's portrait - painted by Edouard - a dangerous obsession is born, which will lead Sophie to make a dark and terrible decision. Almost a century later, and Sophie's portrait hangs in the home of Liv Halston, a wedding gift from her young husband before he died. A chance encounter reveals the painting's true worth, and its troubled history. A history that is about to resurface and turn Liv's life upside down all over again...In The Girl You Left Behind two young women, separated by a century, are united in their determination to fight for what they love most - whatever the cost. If you can't wait for The Girl You Left Behind treat yourself to the prequel, Honeymoon in Paris, Jojo Moyes' irresistible ebook-only novella out now. Praise for Jojo Moyes: "Destined to be the novel that friends press upon each other more than any other...Moyes does a majestic job of conjuring a cast of characters who are charismatic, credible and utterly compelling." (Independent on Sunday). "This truly beautiful story made us laugh, smile and sob like a baby." (Closer).

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780718157845

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“Another Great Book from Jojo Moyles”

After reading Me Before You, also by Moyles, I thought she wouldn't be able to top it. However, The Girl You Left Behind is yet another great book by this author.

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23rd September 2012
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I'd looked forward to reading this book after having enjoyed like so many other readers You Before Me but this time I wasn't captivated by the story. I really enjoyed the first part of the book which is the... More

11th November 2012
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This wasn't the kind of book I usually read, but I'm now wondering how many other brilliant reads I have missed out on, simply because of the genre.

This is an outstanding story in two parts, centred around... More

26th September 2012
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