The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

From the worldwide number one bestselling author of The Nightingale comes Kristin Hannah’s The Great Alone, a daring, beautiful, stay-up-all-night story about love and loss.The New York Times number one bestseller.A woman has to be tough as steel up here. You can’t count on anyone to save you and your children. You have to be willing to save yourselves.Thirteen-year-old Leni is coming of age in a tumultuous time. Caught in the riptide of her parents’ passionate, stormy relationship, she dares to hope that Alaska will lead to a better future for her family, and a place to belong. Her mother, Cora, will do anything and go anywhere for the man she loves, even if it means following him into the unknown. As Leni grows up in the shadow of her parents’ increasingly volatile marriage, she meets Matthew. And Matthew – thoughtful, kind, brave – makes her believe in the possibility of a better life . . .With her trademark combination of elegant prose and deeply drawn characters, Kristin Hannah celebrates the remarkable and enduring strength of women.'A rich, compelling novel of love, sacrifice and survival, as epic as the Alaskan landscape it so vividly describes' - Kate Morton, author of The House at Riverton ‘A masterclass’ - Karen Swan, author of The Spanish Promise.

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A rich, compelling novel of love, sacrifice and survival, as epic as the Alaskan landscape it so vividly describes -- Kate Morton

I didn’t just love this book, I became obsessed with it . . . This is a story that will stay with me for a long, long time. -- Karen Swan

Epic . . . By the end, I was surrounded by snow drifts of tissues damp with my tears ― 
Washington Post

Great characters, great plots, great emotions, who could ask for more in a novel? -- Isabel Allende on 
The Nightingale

Beautifully written . . . packed with action and emotion -- Sara Gruen, bestselling author of 
Water for Elephants on The Nightingale

Movingly written and plotted with the skill of Greek tragedy. You’ll keep turning the pages until the last racking sob -- 
Daily Mail on The Nightingale

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Pan (18 January 2019)Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 448 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1447286030
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1447286035
  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 18 years and up
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 310 g
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 13 x 2.8 x 19.7 cm
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