The Last Hours in Paris: Set in WW2 and the Liberation, a powerful story of an impossible love (Hardcover)

Audienta:
General
Limba:
Engleza
Nr. de pagini:
448
Dimensiuni:
16,4 x 24,1 x 4,1 cm
Publicat in:
07.07.2022
ISBN:
9781472268013
105,00 Lei
Disponibil cu livrare intre 26 Aug - 07 Sep
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War brings them together. Liberation will tear them apart. 'A wonderful book.

A heartbreaking story of the power of love and forgiveness' JILL MANSELL 'A tender, yet thrilling story of love and family secrets in time of war, beautifully told' RACHEL HORE 'I was so engrossed. A wonderful, moving, sad but ultimately uplifting book' LESLEY PEARSE A POWERFUL PORTRAIT OF WAR. A HEARTBREAKING STORY OF LOVE.

THE EXTRAORDINARY NEW NOVEL FROM THE AUTHOR OF WHILE PARIS SLEPT. Paris 1944. Elise Chevalier knows what it is to love...and to hate.

Her fiance, a young French soldier, was killed by the German army at the Maginot Line. Living amongst the enemy Elise must keep her rage buried deep within. Sebastian Kleinhaus no longer recognises himself.

After four years spent fighting a war he doesn't believe in, wearing a uniform he despises, he longs for a way out. For something, someone, to be his salvation. Brittany 1963.

Reaching for the suitcase under her mother's bed, eighteen-year-old Josephine Chevalier uncovers a secret that shakes her to the core. Determined to find the truth, she travels to Paris where she discovers the story of a dangerous love that grew as a city fought for its freedom. Of the last stolen hours before the first light of liberation.

And of a betrayal so deep that it would irrevocably change the course of two young lives life for ever. 'Love, loss, bravery... Ruth is an exceptional storyteller, bringing the past back to life and shining a light in the darkness' ERICKA WALLER'This kept me captivated on every page' PRIMA MAGAZINE 'Poignant and evocative, this is historical wartime fiction at its finest' CULTUREFLY'A vivid expose of war...

these characters command sympathy' KIRKUS REVIEWS 'From the moment I started reading this book I could not put it down ' REAL READER REVIEW'An excellent read for fans of WW2 fiction ' REAL READER REVIEW'A gripping story, well-written and about little-known events ' REAL READER REVIEW'Outstandingly beautiful and brilliantly poignant ' REAL READER REVIEW'I devoured the characters, marvelled at the storyline and really didn't want it to end ' REAL READER REVIEWAcclaim for the unforgettable international bestseller WHILE PARIS SLEPT: 'A gripping tale of love and sacrifice' WOMAN & HOME 'You'll have your heart in your mouth and tears on your cheeks as it reaches its rich, life-affirming conclusion... Had me completely and utterly enraptured' LOUISE CANDLISH 'What a book... Emotional and heartrending...absolutely phenomenal.

I was on tenterhooks throughout. A wonderful achievement' JILL MANSELL 'I absolutely loved it. An ingenious plot, wonderful believable characters and it moved me to tears.

A fabulous read' LESLEY PEARSE 'A heartbreaking debut' JANET SKESLIEN CHARLES, AUTHOR OF THE PARIS LIBRARY 'An amazing story of love, resilience and the human spirit' TRACY REES 'Brace yourself for a brilliant read. This will tug at your heartstrings' BEST 'Made me think and cry and rage and smile at mankind's capacity for both terrible, heartbreaking cruelty and beautiful, selfless love' NATASHA LESTER