The Nightingale (Paperback)Kristin Hannah (author)
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'Great characters, great plots, great emotions, who could ask for more in a novel?' - Isabel Allende, bestselling author of The House of the Spirits
The New York Times number one bestselling novel.
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 The Nightingale will leave you breathless.
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Number of pages: 464
Weight: 330 g
Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 29 mm
Beautifully written . . . packed with action and emotion. -- Sara Gruen, bestselling author of Water for Elephants
The real horrors of war; the deprivations; the risks are all there... This is a hauntingly tragic yet sympathetic novel * The Cape Times *
An unforgettable portrait of love and war. * People *
A respectful and absorbing page-turner. * Kirkus Reviews *
The bestselling author hits her stride in this page-turning tale about two sisters, one in the French countryside, the other in Paris, who show remarkable courage in the German occupation during WWII . . . The author ably depicts war's horrors through the eyes of these two women, whose strength of character shines through no matter their differences. * Publishers Weekly *
The suspense builds slowly in this thought-provoking and absorbing novel. * Choice *