Nightingale - Kristin Hannah (Paperback)

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Bravery, courage, fear and love in a time of war.

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.

Product Details

Barcode
9781447283072
Department
Books
Released
7 May 2015
Supply Source
UK

Book

Author
Kristin Hannah
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Pan Macmillan
Language
English
Number of Pages
352
Dimensions
197 x 130 x 130mm (330g)

Annotation

Two sisters. One must be brave. One should be afraid.

Summary

'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.

Fiction

General Subject
Saga/Historical
BISAC Subject 1
Fiction / Literary
BISAC Subject 2
Fiction / Contemporary Women
BISAC Subject 3
Fiction / War & Military
BISAC Subject 5
Fiction / Historical
BIC Classification 1
Historical fiction
Dewey Classification
813.6
Readership
General (US: Trade)

Author Bio

Kristin Hannah is a New York Times bestselling author. She is a former lawyer turned writer and is the mother of one son. She and her husband live in the Pacific Northwest near Seattle, and Hawaii. Her first novel published in the UK, Night Road, was one of eight books selected for the UK's 2011 TV Book Club Summer Read.