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Loyalties

Loyalties

From the bestselling French novelist. Adults are as lost as the children they should be protecting, in this compelling exploration of the destructive secrets and loyalties that are kept behind closed doors Thirteen-year-old Theo and his friend Mathis secretly drink on an almost d... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781526601988
Barcode 9781526601988
Published 18 February 2019 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Vigan, Delphine de
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ISBN-13 9781526601988
ISBN-10 1526601982
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Imprint Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publication Date 18 February 2019
International Publication Date 10 January 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Vigan, Delphine de
Category General & Literary Fiction
Modern Fiction
Number of Pages 192
Dimensions Width: 135mm
Height: 216mm
Weight 318g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 843.92
Catalogue Code 984431

Description of this Book

From the bestselling French novelist. Adults are as lost as the children they should be protecting, in this compelling exploration of the destructive secrets and loyalties that are kept behind closed doors Thirteen-year-old Theo and his friend Mathis secretly drink on an almost daily basis. Their teacher, Helene, suspects something is not right with Theo and becomes obsessed with rescuing him, casting aside her professionalism to the point of no return. Cecile, mother of Mathis, discovers something horrifying on her husband's computer that makes her question whether she has ever truly known him. Respectable facades are peeled away as the four stories wind tighter and tighter together, pulling into a lean and darkly gripping novel of loneliness, lies and loyalties.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review The latest literary sensation ... A compulsive but agonising read -- Praise for 'Based on a True Story', Celia Walden * Daily Telegraph * Frighteningly honest, precise and thrilling -- Praise for 'Based on a True Story', Julie Myerson * Observer * The novel casts a spell of enchantment ... Utterly brilliant -- Praise for 'Based on a True Story' * Spectator *
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 4 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Delphine de Vigan is the prize-winning author of bestselling No and Me, which was a Richard & Judy selection in Britain, Nothing Holds Back the Night, Underground Time and Based on a True Story. She lives in Paris. George Miller is the translator into English of all four of Delphine de Vigan's titles. He is also a regular translator for Le Monde diplomatique's English-language edition.

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