Dawn French Because Of You

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Code 9781405927345
THE EAGERLY AWAITED, LIFE-AFFIRMING AND MOVING NEW NOVEL FROM NUMBER-ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR DAWN FRENCH
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Author: Dawn French

Date Published: 15-Oct-2020

Tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock… midnight. The old millenium 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 startsr rolling, terrible and deep, toward them all. The power of mother-love will be tested to its limits. Perhaps beyond... Because of You is Dawn French's stunning new novel, told with her signature humour, warmth and so much love.

About the Author
Dawn French has been making people laugh for 30 years. As a writer, comedian and actor, she has appeared in some of this country's most long-running and celebrated shows, including French and Saunders, The Vicar of Dibley, Jam and Jerusalem, and more recently, Roger and Val Have Just Got In. Her first three novels, A Tiny Bit Marvellous, Oh Dear Silvia and According to YES, are all Sunday Times bestsellers.
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An extraordinary book - sad, heartening, gripping and reassuringly human -- Jo Brand
Gorgeous . . . wise and sad and full of love * Marian Keyes *
Incredible * Russell Brand *
Dawn tackles the big ones - love, death, grief, childhood, motherhood, parenthood - head on * Guardian *
Harrowing but uplifting . . . It is a book about mistakes, regret, forgiveness and unconditional love * Daily Mirror *
Fans who have waited five long years for French's fourth novel won't be disappointed: Because Of You is a book with a beating heart, a story told with warmth and verve * Daily Express *
Moving . . . French's best yet * Good Housekeeping *
The final scenes are so perfectly executed they almost broke my heart. Because of You is a story to cherish * Sunday Times *
Brilliant . . . a moving read that will stay with you long after you've finished the last page * Closer *
A fantastic page-turner * Mail on Sunday *
Beautifully observed * The Times *
French always writes so melodically about the truth of human nature . . . 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 *
An emotionally charged story - and a heartbreaking twist at the end * Hello! *
Warm, witty and wise . . . I raced through * Daily Mail *
A beautifully powerful story about mothers, family and sacrifice * Sun *
Arresting page-turner * Best *
A novel her fans are sure to love * Woman's Weekly *
A story of love, identity and belonging * i *
Heartbreaking and humorous in equal measures * Boundless *
A bouncy, comedy drama. Funny, poignant and bursting with joie de vivre * Daily Mail *
A thought-provoking read . . . shows the true extent of motherly love * Publishers Association *
As ever, even in the darkest of times, Dawn has found humour to inject into her novel * Best *
Praise for Dawn French * - *
Hilarious and brilliant * Woman & Home *
I adored According to YES. It's so different to anything I've read in forever, so charming, wise, brilliantly written. I loved it all
Witty and wise, it'll have you burning the midnight oil. A cracker * Woman's Weekly *
Very funny and packs an emotional clout. Brilliant! * Heat *
An enlightening and feel-good read offering a fresh look at life and how to embrace it. Funny and enjoyable to the end * We Love This Book *
There is lots of fun to be had reading this book. It's impossible not to warm to Rosie, a funny and open-hearted woman who acts as a salve and comfort blanket for this unhappy, inhibited family. There's something quite joyous about the way she unashamedly romps her way through the novel, changing the lives of those around her for the better * Express *
Another hilarious novel! * Bella *
French can spin a yarn . . . which sets According to YES apart. Think the vicar of Dibley, without the dog collar. YES YES YES indeed * Independent *
Wise and poignant * Beyond the Joke *
Heart-warming * Choice Magazine *
I adored According to YES. It's so different to anything I've read in forever, so charming, wise, brilliantly written. I loved it all -- Marian Keyes, Bestselling Author of * The Break *
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