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Publisher Description

Bravery, courage, fear and love in a time of war, from New York Times bestselling author Kristin Hannah.

"Wrenching, convincing . . . bittersweet" Publishers Weekly

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 novel will provoke thought and discussion that will have readers talking long after they finish reading.

PRAISE FOR 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

"A gripping, emotional read" SHE magazine

"Brilliant dialogue makes this a compulsive read" Books Monthly

"I loved The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah, a talented writer of American stories; great characters, great plots, great emotions, who could ask for more in a novel?" Isabel Allende

"Beautifully written . . . packed with action and emotion" Sara Gruen, bestselling author of Water for Elephants

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2015
1 February
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
300
Pages
PUBLISHER
Pan Macmillan UK
SELLER
Macmillan Publishers Australia and Pan Macmillan Australia
SIZE
1.6
MB

Customer Reviews

soniatravel ,

Compelling

The book was well written and the story was compelling to the end

Didee. ,

The Nightingale

Absolutely loved this book. It honours the bravery and sacrifice of women during war time; stories that have been neglected. Should be on Year 12 reading lists!

Tammi 66 ,

Breath taking

Such an amazing story of strength determination love and heroism. How easy our lives are and how thankful we should all be that we are so lucky every day.

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