The Great Alone (Paperback)
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The Great Alone (Paperback)

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£9.99
Paperback 464 Pages
Published: 21/12/2023
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The Great Alone is a daring, beautiful, stay-up-all-night story about love and loss from the number one bestselling author of The Four Winds, The Nightingale and The Women.

‘A master storyteller’ - Delia Owens, author of Where the Crawdads Sing

‘A woman has to be tough as steel up here. You can’t count on anyone to save you and your children. You have to be willing to save yourselves’

Thirteen-year-old Leni is coming of age in a tumultuous time. Caught in the riptide of her parents’ passionate, stormy relationship, she dares to hope that Alaska will lead to a better future for her family, and a place to belong. Her mother, Cora, will do anything and go anywhere for the man she loves, even if it means following him into the unknown.

As Leni grows up in the shadow of her parents’ increasingly volatile marriage, she meets Matthew. And Matthew – thoughtful, kind, and brave – makes her believe in the possibility of a better life.

With her trademark combination of elegant prose and deeply drawn characters, Kristin Hannah celebrates the remarkable and enduring strength of women.

‘A masterclass’ - Karen Swan, author of The Stolen Hours

‘A rich, compelling novel of love, sacrifice and survival, as epic as the Alaskan landscape it so vividly describes’ - Kate Morton, author of Homecoming

Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9781035030972
Number of pages: 464
Weight: 325 g
Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 32 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

A rich, compelling novel of love, sacrifice and survival, as epic as the Alaskan landscape it so vividly describes - Kate Morton, author of Homecoming

I didn’t just love this book, I became obsessed with it . . . This is a story that will stay with me for a long, long time - Karen Swan, author of The Stolen Hours

Epic . . . By the end, I was surrounded by snow drifts of tissues damp with my tears - The Washington Post

Great characters, great plots, great emotions, who could ask for more in a novel? - Isabel Allende on The Nightingale

Beautifully written . . . packed with action and emotion - Sara Gruen, bestselling author of Water for Elephants on 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 on The Nightingale

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