Together: a Richard and Judy Book Club summer read 2018 (Hardback)Julie Cohen (author)
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A poignant, surprising love story told backwards over five decades, with a devastating secret at its heart.
Robbie and Emily they have been together for decades. Now, their joints are creaking and their eyesight is failing - but their love for each other is as fresh and fierce as the day they first met. They have had children and grandchildren, lived full and happy and intimate lives.
But they have been keeping a secret since the day they met, when their lives changed forever. Over the years, the sacrifices and choices they made have sealed their fates together.
Did they do the right thing? Read their story, and you decide.
Perfect for fans of Ruth Hogan, Gail Honeyman and Sarah Winman and anyone looking for a thought-provoking page-turner.
Praise for Julie Cohen's TOGETHER:
'Julie Cohen's writing is powerful, moving and truly beautiful' Joanna Cannon, author of The Trouble with Goats and Sheep
'This big, clever, tender and twisty love story reminded me of One Day & The Time Traveler's Wife' Erin Kelly, author of He Said, She Said
'A bold, breathtaking and truly compelling love story, one that will stay with me for a long time' Lisa Jewell, author of Then She Was Gone
'It takes a lot to tempt me from crime, but this is one of the most beautiful and heartbreaking stories I've read' Emma Flint, author of Little Deaths
'Complex, compelling and beautiful, Together is the kind of novel that will stay with you forever' Rowan Coleman, author of The Summer of Impossible Things
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 560 g
Dimensions: 230 x 157 x 31 mm
Original, poignant and beautifully told, the novel takes a risk that pays off in spades. * S Magazine *
Every now and again, a novel comes along that is so different, so affecting and so unforgettable, that you simply must tell everyone you know to read it...you will never forget this one - for all the right reasons. * Heat magazine *
This is a beautifully written and evocative story about two lives, and their great love. * Independent online *
A must read from Julie Cohen. * Good Housekeeping *
Add Julie Cohen's Together to your reading list...prepare for a heart-breaking tale. * Vogue online *
A book club must read - one you'll definitely want to discuss when you've finished reading it. * Prima Magazine *
A clever, moving page-turner. * Woman & Home *
This beautiful book is written backwards. Intrigued? You should be, as you'll be sucked into an unforgettable read. * Fabulous Magazine, The Sun *
A taut, beguiling love-story-in-reverse that reveals just how far people will go to protect themselves from facing the truth * Elle *
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