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The Thousand Lights Hotel by Emylia Hall
  

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A heartbreaking story of loss, betrayal, and redemption, told with all the warmth and beauty of an Italian summer.

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Synopsis

The Thousand Lights Hotel by Emylia Hall

THE THOUSAND LIGHTS HOTEL is the gorgeous new novel from Emylia Hall, author of Richard & Judy Summer Pick THE BOOK OF SUMMERS. Set in idyllic Italy, it's the perfect holiday read, for fans of Louise Douglas and Hannah Richell. When Kit loses her mother in tragic circumstances, she feels drawn to finally connect with the father she has never met. That search brings her to the Thousand Lights Hotel, the perfect holiday escape perched upon a cliff on the island of Elba. Within this idyllic setting a devastating truth is brought to light: shaking the foundations upon which the hotel is built, and shattering the lives of the people within it.

Reviews

'A heartfelt story about identity, family, grief and love, filled with warmth, compassion and a glorious dose of Italian sunshine. Hall's care for her characters leaps off the page and her sense of landscape is beautifully evocative. Mark my words - it will have you booking the next flight to Elba' -- Hannah Beckerman

'For the flavours and fragrances of Italy - The Thousand Lights Hotel by Emylia Hall, a magical novel to touch the heart. Loved it' -- Rosanna Ley

'I loved this book. Such gorgeous, delicate writing' -- Kate Riordan

'Glorious... Luminous, lyrical, luscious. And what a story. I was transfixed' -- Rosie Walsh

'A simply gorgeous read by a supremely gifted writer. Just perfect!' -- Debbie Johnson

'I devoured The Thousand Lights Hotel. Vividly written, I savoured every page. Set on the beautiful Italian island of Elba, Hall immerses us in the lives of Valentino, Oliviero and Kit, as they struggle to come to terms with their pasts. Tender, sun-drenched and beautifully written, it's the perfect summer read' -- Lucy Clarke, author of The Sea Sisters

About the Author

Emylia Hall

Emylia Hall was born in 1978 and grew up in the Devon countryside, the daughter of an English artist and a Hungarian quilt-maker. After studying at York University and in Lausanne, Switzerland, Emylia spent five years working in a London ad agency, before moving to the French Alps. It was there that she began to write. Emylia now lives in Bristol with her husband, also an author.

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Book Info

Publication date

11th July 2017

Author

Emylia Hall

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www.emyliahall.com/

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Publisher

Headline Review an imprint of Headline Publishing Group

Format

Paperback
304 pages

Categories

Relationship Stories
Family Drama
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9781472212023

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