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  • Published: 21 March 2023
  • ISBN: 9780241628270
  • Imprint: Viking
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 400
  • RRP: $37.00

Hello Beautiful




The instant New York Times bestseller and Oprah book club pick - a gorgeous, life-affirming novel about four sisters and the love affair that fractures their family for generations

Best friends and sisters, the four Padavano girls are seen as inseparable by everyone in their close-knit Italian-American neighbourhood, bringing loving chaos with them wherever they go. William Waters grew up in a house silenced by tragedy, where his parents could hardly bear to look at him, much less love him. So, when he meets the spirited and ambitious Julia Padavano, it's as if the world has lit up around him.

With Julia comes her family: Sylvie, the family's dreamer, is happiest with her nose in a book; Cecelia is a free-spirited artist; and Emeline patiently takes care of them all. But when darkness from William's past begins to block the light of his future, it is Sylvie, not Julia, who becomes his closest confidante. The result is a catastrophic rift that leaves the family inhabiting two sides of a fault line.

HELLO BEAUTIFUL is a heart-breaking and heart-mending novel that asks: can love make a broken family whole?

  • Published: 21 March 2023
  • ISBN: 9780241628270
  • Imprint: Viking
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 400
  • RRP: $37.00

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Praise for Hello Beautiful

This is a story about family, and sisters... and how love can be redeemed

Therese Anne Fowler, author of It All Comes Down to This

Radiant and brilliantly crafted

New York Times

Beautiful, perceptive, wistful. I loved it

Miranda Cowley Heller, author of The Paper Palace

Ann Napolitano's writing is astonishing

Marian Keyes, author of Grown Ups

This is a big-hearted, beautiful and wise family saga. Napolitano creates real, flawed characters - and makes you see the world anew. So wonderful as to be unmissable

Good Housekeeping, Book of the Month

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