The Way Back Home

The Way Back Home

3.65 (1,564 ratings by Goodreads)
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One summer, something happened that changed everything forever...

Born and brought up in an artists' commune in Derbyshire, Oriana Taylor had freedom at her fingertips in a home full of extraordinary people. The Bedwell brothers, Malachy and Jed, shared their childhood and adolescence with Oriana. In the rambling old house and tangled grounds, their dreams and desires could run free.

But too much freedom comes at a price. Something happened the summer they were fifteen. And now, having been gone eighteen years, Oriana is back.

This is their story.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 28mm | 310g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 000746228X
  • 9780007462285
  • 41,287

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'Brimming with emotional drama and packing a huge twist, this story will keep you guessing until the very end' Heat

'I was gripped from the start and raced through to the end in one long sitting' Sara Lawrence, Daily Mail

'A lovely read that keeps you anticipating a twist that is nicely unexpected...I couldn't put it down' Sarah Broadhurst,

'A very telling and enjoyable take on contemporary life' Woman and Home

'If you like emotional family dramas with a twist you'll love this' Daily Express

'Freya North has given us another poignant tale - you won't be able to put this one down' OK

'An intriguing tale that keeps you absorbed from cover to cover.' Candis Magazine

'The Way Back Home stands out from the crowd with its twists, turns and simply stunning writing' The Sun

'It is a story of reflection and redemption - a tender tale that seems to have come from the very heart of this author' New Books Magazine

'Packed with love, lies and drama' Woman Magazine
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About Freya North

Freya North is the author of 13 bestselling novels which have been translated into many languages.
She was born in London but now lives in rural Hertfordshire with her family, where she writes from a stable in her back garden. A passionate reader since childhood, Freya was originally inspired by Mary Wesley, Rose Tremain and Barbara Trapido - fiction with original, sometimes eccentric, characters.
In 2012 she set up, and now runs, the Hertford Children's Book Festival. She is also an Ambassador for Beating Bowel Cancer and a judge for the CPRE Rural England Awards.
To connect with Freya join her on Facebook, Twitter or her website.
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Rating details

1,564 ratings
3.65 out of 5 stars
5 22% (351)
4 37% (579)
3 28% (434)
2 9% (141)
1 4% (59)
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