The Nightingale

The Nightingale

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The Nightingale. A phenomenon that has enthralled a generation of readers. *Goodreads Best Historical Novel of the Year *People's Choice Favorite Fiction Winner *#1 Indie Next Selection *Buzzfeed Best of the Year *The Wall Street Journal Best of the Year The Week Best of the Year With courage, grace and powerful insight, bestselling author Kristin Hannah captures the epic panorama of World War II and illuminates an intimate part of history seldom seen: the women's war. The Nightingale tells the stories of two sisters, separated by years and experience, by ideals, passion and circumstance, each embarking on her own dangerous path toward survival, love, and freedom in German-occupied, war-torn France--a heartbreakingly beautiful novel that celebrates the resilience of the human spirit and the durability of women. It is a novel for everyone, a novel for a more

Product details

  • Paperback | 570 pages
  • 137 x 203 x 41mm | 522g
  • St. Martin's Griffin
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1250080401
  • 9781250080400
  • 623,482

About Kristin Hannah

KRISTIN HANNAH is the New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty novels, including The Nightingale. A former lawyer turned writer, she is the mother of one son and lives with her husband in the Pacific Northwest and more

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-Haunting, action-packed, and compelling.- --Christina Baker Kline, #1 New York Times bestselling author -Absolutely riveting!...Read this book.- --Dr. Miriam Klein Kassenoff, Director of the University of Miami Holocaust Teacher Institute -Beautifully written and richly evocative.- --Sara Gruen, #1 New York Times bestselling author -A hauntingly rich WWII novel about courage, brutality, love, survival--and the essence of what makes us human.- --Family Circle -A heart-pounding story.- --USA Today -An enormous story. Richly satisyfing. I loved it.- --Anne Rice -A respectful and absorbing page-turner.- --Kirkus Reviews -Tender, compelling...a satisfying slice of life in Nazi-occupied France.- --Jewish Book Council -Expect to devour The Nightingale in as few sittings as possible; the high-stakes plot and lovable characters won't allow any rest until all of their fates are known.- --Shelf Awareness -I loved The Nightingale.- --Lisa See, #1 New York Times bestselling author unforgettable portrait of love and war.- --Peopleshow more

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288,293 ratings
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5 66% (189,278)
4 26% (73,662)
3 6% (18,352)
2 2% (4,451)
1 1% (2,550)
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