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The Dictator's Wife : The darkly gripping BBC2 Between the Covers Book Club Pick

The Dictator's Wife : The darkly gripping BBC2 Between the Covers Book Club Pick

Publisher : Headline Publishing Group
SKU: 9781472276315
R 355,00
R 301,75
A dictator's wife, overthrown and awaiting trial, pleads her case to a young female lawyer, while also drawing her into a tangled web of lies and dark, dangerous secrets. This dazzling and devastating debut is a Lead Launch for Headline Review for Spring 2021.
'I am not my husband. I am innocent. Do you believe me?' The beautiful, enigmatic wife of a feared dictator stands trial for her late husband's crimes against the people. The world will finally know the truth. But whose? 'A remarkable new talent' ANTHONY HOROWITZ 'A gripping and moving debut from a talent to watch' HARLAN COBEN 'Compelling, atmospheric... It's BRILLIANT' MARIAN KEYES __________ WOMAN I learned early in life how to survive. A skill that became vital in my position. WIFE I was given no power, yet I was expected to hold my own with the most powerful man in the country. MOTHER OF THE NATION My people were my children. I stood between him and them. I am not the person they say I am. I am not my husband. I am innocent. Do you believe me? Visceral and thought provoking, haunting and heartbreaking, The Dictator's Wife will hold you in its grip until its powerful conclusion and keep you turning the pages long into the night... __________ 'Richly imagined. Marija is a magnificently awful creation' THE TIMES 'A captivating story of women's power, love and secrets. As timely and profound as it is unforgettable. The ending left me breathless' LARA PRESCOTT, New York Times bestselling author of The Secrets We Kept 'Terrific. A gripping, intelligent, utterly-of-the-moment thriller. Completely addictive' EMMA STONEX, bestselling author of The Lamplighters 'Engrossing, evocative, chillingly claustrophobic and wonderfully written' KAREN HAMILTON 'What a debut. This book is magnificent' CHARLOTTE PHILBY 'A darkly atmospheric, rich, compulsive and page-turning read' KATE HAMER 'One of the most original debuts I have read' DAISY GOODWIN 'Such a fascinating exploration of absolute power, female agency and the complexities of complicity. Atmospheric, claustrophobic and so elegantly written' ELLERY LLOYD 'Excellent... Horrifying and immersive with strong characterisation and atmosphere' HARRIET TYCE
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781472276315
Publisher Headline Publishing Group
Contributor By (author) Freya Berry
Publication Date 2022-02-17
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 416
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 234 X 152 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 520
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'I am not my husband. I am innocent. Do you believe me?' The beautiful, enigmatic wife of a feared dictator stands trial for her late husband's crimes against the people. The world will finally know the truth. But whose? 'A remarkable new talent' ANTHONY HOROWITZ 'A gripping and moving debut from a talent to watch' HARLAN COBEN 'Compelling, atmospheric... It's BRILLIANT' MARIAN KEYES __________ WOMAN I learned early in life how to survive. A skill that became vital in my position. WIFE I was given no power, yet I was expected to hold my own with the most powerful man in the country. MOTHER OF THE NATION My people were my children. I stood between him and them. I am not the person they say I am. I am not my husband. I am innocent. Do you believe me? Visceral and thought provoking, haunting and heartbreaking, The Dictator's Wife will hold you in its grip until its powerful conclusion and keep you turning the pages long into the night... __________ 'Richly imagined. Marija is a magnificently awful creation' THE TIMES 'A captivating story of women's power, love and secrets. As timely and profound as it is unforgettable. The ending left me breathless' LARA PRESCOTT, New York Times bestselling author of The Secrets We Kept 'Terrific. A gripping, intelligent, utterly-of-the-moment thriller. Completely addictive' EMMA STONEX, bestselling author of The Lamplighters 'Engrossing, evocative, chillingly claustrophobic and wonderfully written' KAREN HAMILTON 'What a debut. This book is magnificent' CHARLOTTE PHILBY 'A darkly atmospheric, rich, compulsive and page-turning read' KATE HAMER 'One of the most original debuts I have read' DAISY GOODWIN 'Such a fascinating exploration of absolute power, female agency and the complexities of complicity. Atmospheric, claustrophobic and so elegantly written' ELLERY LLOYD 'Excellent... Horrifying and immersive with strong characterisation and atmosphere' HARRIET TYCE
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781472276315
Publisher Headline Publishing Group
Contributor By (author) Freya Berry
Publication Date 2022-02-17
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 416
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 234 X 152 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 520
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