Because of You

Because of You

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 29/04/2021
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Because of You
At first I wasn't sure I would be able to read this book as in the opening chapters tackle stillbirth. However, I am glad I persevered as the story itself ... READ MORE
Sarah in Wolverhampton
Because of You
Emotional and memorable.
On the eve of the new millennium, people are out in the streets celebrating the coming of a new start, a new life, new possibilities and opportunities! But... READ MORE
Dan - Clifton, Bristol.


Longlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2021 Tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock . . . midnight. The old millennium 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 starts 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. Following her wonderful bestsellers A Tiny Bit Marvellous, Oh Dear Silvia and According to Yes, Because Of You is Dawn French's stunning new book, told with her signature humour, warmth and so much love.

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9781405927338
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Weight: 330g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 25 mm

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Because of You
A tear jerker
really enjoyed this book even if it made me cry
Michele Prescott
Because of You
What a book!!!
Dawn French does it again, this book made me laugh, made me cry and was just a brilliant story. Such a good book which I couldn't put down, would recommen... READ MORE
Margaret Booth
Because of You
Love love love ❤
The plot was so gripping and emotional, I could not put this down. Did not expect that ending!! The first book I've read of Dawn's and already looking at h... READ MORE
Maria Mallon
Because of You
' Incredible Storyline, Wonderful Ending'
This book got my attention from beginning to end. It starts with 4 main characters, Anna and Julius, and, Hope and 'Quiet Isaac'. They are birth partners. ... READ MORE
'Bookworm' Review
Because of You
A moving book of the power of maternal love
This is a deeply felt book of one of the strongest emotions on earth, the love of parents for their child, specifically mothers. When two girls are born in... READ MORE