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  • Published: 5 October 2017
  • ISBN: 9780718157845
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 560
  • RRP: $19.99

The Girl You Left Behind

The number one bestselling romance from the author of Me Before You




A reissue of the hauntingly romantic and utterly irresistible story set between 1916 and the present day, from the internationally bestselling author

What happened to the girl you left behind?

France, 1916. Sophie Lefevre must keep her family safe whilst her adored husband Edouard fights at the front. When she is ordered to serve the German officers who descend on her hotel each evening, her home becomes riven by fierce tensions. And from the moment the new Kommandant sets eyes on Sophie's portrait - painted by Edouard - a dangerous obsession is born, which will lead Sophie to make a dark and terrible decision.

Almost a century later, and Sophie's portrait hangs in the home of Liv Halston, a wedding gift from her young husband before he died. A chance encounter reveals the painting's true worth, and its troubled history. A history that is about to resurface and turn Liv's life upside down all over again . . .

In THE GIRL YOU LEFT BEHIND two young women, separated by a century, are united in their determination to fight for what they love most - whatever the cost.

  • Published: 5 October 2017
  • ISBN: 9780718157845
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 560
  • RRP: $19.99

About the author

Jojo Moyes

Jojo Moyes was raised in London. She writes for the Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail, Red and Woman & Home. She's married to Charles Arthur, technology editor of The Guardian. They live with their three children on a farm in Essex, England.

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Praise for The Girl You Left Behind

Praise for Jojo Moyes

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Moyes is the queen of the classy weepy and this won't disappoint. A masterclass in story-telling that fans of Me Before You will adore

Elle

Another heart-stoppingly brilliant novel from Jojo Moyes

Marie Claire

Jojo Moyes paints a genuinely moving, beautiful picture of how love and belief will ultimately win the war, even if they can't win the battle. The Girl You Left Behind is a true work of art

Fabulous Magazine

Wonderfully well-written and completely engrossing, with exquisitely drawn characters in a brilliantly plotted narrative. It will make you think long after you finish the final page

Daily Mail

Even as Moyes tackles the inflammatory issues around art stolen during wartime, she never loses sight of the driving engine of her narrative . . . this pleasurably assured writer skilfully balances the quotidian and the comic with the broad and universal, leaving us with the tantalising possibility of a potential caper to come

Independent on Sunday

You simply have to read it

Closer

A triumph

Elle

A timeless love story

Red

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