by Dawn French
29 April 2021
THE 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. As the old millennium turns into the new, 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 truth of that night starts rolling, terrible and deep, toward them all.
A reckoning is coming. Lives will collide. And mother-love will be tested .
. . Because Of You is Dawn French's stunning new novel, told with her signature humour, warmth and so much love.
__________ 'An extraordinary book - sad, heartening, gripping and reassuringly human' JO BRAND 'The final scenes are so perfectly executed they almost broke my heart. Because of You is a story to cherish' Sunday Times '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