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  • Published: 26 September 2012
  • ISBN: 9780141969190
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 544

The Girl You Left Behind

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




The hauntingly romantic and utterly irresistible new weepy from Jojo Moyes, author of the Richard and Judy bestseller, Me Before You

What happened to the girl you left behind?

In 1916 French artist Edouard Lefevre leaves his wife Sophie to fight at the Front. When her town falls into German hands, his portrait of Sophie stirs the heart of the local Kommandant and causes her to risk everything - her family, reputation and life - in the hope of seeing her true love one last time.

Nearly a century later and Sophie's portrait is given to Liv by her young husband shortly before his sudden death. Its beauty speaks of their short life together, but when the painting's dark and passion-torn history is revealed, Liv discovers that the first spark of love she has felt since she lost him is threatened...

In The Girl You Left Behind two young women, separated by a century, are united in their determination to fight for the thing they love most - whatever the cost.

  • Published: 26 September 2012
  • ISBN: 9780141969190
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 544

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

Emotional novels populated by loveable, believable characters are what Jojo Moyes does best. A hugely enjoyable, wide-ranging and believable novel. Beautifully done

Good Housekeeping

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