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Summer, 1989. Corsica. Fifteen-year-old Clotilde is the sole survivor when her family's car plunges off a narrow road into a ravine. Twenty-seven years later she returns to the island with her husband and teenage daughter in an attempt to come to terms with her past. But then she receives a letter - from her mother, as if she were alive. It seems impossible. Clotilde watched her parents and her brother die that day in the ravine. She has lived with their ghosts ever since. But then who sent this letter - and why?
Closing date: 30/11/2020
combines an extraordinarily inventive plot with characters haunted by long-ago events - and demonstrates why he has such a hold on readers. - SUNDAY TIMES
27 years after a horrendous crash that killed her parents and brother, Clotilde returns to Corsica with her own family - where she receives a letter from mother mother, as it she were still alive today. - GRAZIA
Publication date: 24/01/2019
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
|Publication date:||24th January 2019|
|Publisher:||Weidenfeld & Nicolson an imprint of Orion Publishing Co|
|Genres:||Crime / Mystery, Thriller / Suspense,|
|Categories:||Thriller / suspense, Crime & mystery, Fiction in translation,|
Michel Bussi is the author of the bestseller After the Crash. In France he has published eight bestselling thrillers and in 2013 alone, his books sold half a million copies in his native country. He has won fifteen literary awards, making him one of France's most prestigious crime authors. When not writing fiction, he is a Professor of Geography at the University of Rouen and a political commentator. Author photo © Philippe MatsasMore About Michel Bussi