Two sisters. One must be brave. One should be afraid.
Soon to be a major motion picture, The Nightingale is a multi-million copy bestseller across the world. It has become a phenomenon that has enthralled a generation of readers. This story is about what it was like to be a woman during World War II when womens stories were all too often forgotten or overlooked . . . Vianne and Isabelle Mauriac are two sisters, separated by years and experience, by ideals and passion and circumstance, each embarking on her own dangerous path towards survival, love and freedom in war-torn France. It is a heart-breakingly beautiful novel that celebrates the resilience of the human spirt and the endurance of women. It is a novel for everyone, a novel for a lifetime. A rich, compelling novel of love, sacrifice and survival - Kate Morton Movingly written and plotted with the heartless skill of a Greek tragedy, youll keep turning the pages until the last racking sob - Daily Mail I loved The Nightingale . . . great characters, great plots, great emotions, who could ask for more in a novel? - Isabel Allende, bestselling author of The House of the Spirits A griping tale of family, love, grief and forgiveness - Sunday Express
Kristin Hannah is a New York Times bestselling author. She is a 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.
Hannah's thought-provoking novel of sisterhood in wartime, praised by "Kirkus" as a 'respectful and absorbing page-turner'. Film tie-in edition.