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THE EAGERLY AWAITED, LIFE-AFFIRMING AND MOVING SUNDAY TIMES TOP 10 BESTSELLER FROM NUMBER-ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR DAWN FRENCH

Her first novel in five years, Because of You is the remarkably poignant must-have gift for every Dawn French fan


'I absolutely loved Because of You. Fantastic, passionate, compassionate, so much wisdom, a lot of humour, very real and credible' BERNARDINE EVARISTO, Booker Prize-winning author of Girl, Woman, Other

'Gorgeous . . . wise and full of love' MARIAN KEYES
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Tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock . . . midnight.

The old millennium turns into the new.

In the same hospital, two very different women give birth to two very similar daughters.

Hope leaves with a beautiful baby girl.

Anna leaves with empty arms.

Seventeen years later, the gods who keep watch over broken-hearted mothers wreak mighty revenge, and the truth starts rolling, terrible and deep, toward them all.

The power of mother-love will be tested to its limits.

Perhaps beyond . . .

Because Of You is Dawn French's stunning new novel, told with her signature humour, warmth and so much love.

'An extraordinary book - sad, heartening, gripping and reassuringly human'
JO BRAND

'The final scenes are so perfectly executed they almost broke my heart. Because of You is a story to cherish' Sunday Times

'French manages to pick your heart up with the nib of her pen and slowly pull it apart, heart-wrenchingly, page by page . . . A true writing talent' My Weekly

'Dawn French is a wonderful writer' Daily Mail

'Moving . . . French's best yet' Good Housekeeping

'Dawn tackles the big ones - love, death, grief, childhood, motherhood, parenthood - head on' Guardian

'Beautifully observed' The Times

READERS LOVE BECAUSE OF YOU:


'Tugs at your heart strings. I would have a box of tissues when reading!' 5*****

'I had tears in my eyes by the end of the book. Absolutely wonderfully written'
5*****

'A profoundly emotional read about the love between mothers and daughters. A book that I did not want to put down'
5*****

'Have your tissues ready when you read this one. It is really moving and will hit you right in the heart'
5*****

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2020
October 15
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
416
Pages
PUBLISHER
Penguin Books Ltd
SELLER
Penguin Books Limited
SIZE
1.8
MB

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