Because of You: The bestselling Richard & Judy book club pick

Dawn French

Format: Hardback

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd

Published: 15th Oct '20


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THE EAGERLY AWAITED, LIFE-AFFIRMING AND MOVING SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER FROM NUMBER-ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR DAWN FRENCHLONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION’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__________ 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 the remarkably poignant story perfect for every Dawn French fan, told with her signature humour, warmth and so much love.’An extraordinary book – sad, heartening, gripping and reassuringly human’ JO BRAND’Told with French’s unfailing wit and warmth, Because Of You is the tale of family bonds and the mother-daughter relationships that ultimately make us who we are’ Independent’The final scenes are so perfectly executed they almost broke my heart. Because of You is a story to cherish’ Sunday Express’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:’Dawn had me laughing, crying . . . I loved every word’ 5***** Reader Review’Breathtakingly beautiful with one hell of an ending’ 5***** Reader Review’Heart-breaking but so beautiful’ 5***** Reader Review’Fantastic story, fantastic characters – I want to read it all over again’ 5***** Reader Review’Have your tissues ready when you read this one’ 5***** Reader Review

Additional information

Weight 0.579 kg
Dimensions 37 × 162 × 220 mm
Page Count 416