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The Blue Diary by Alice Hoffman
  

The Blue Diary

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An idyllic family are shattered by a phone call that reveals a terrible crime, committed years before. Alice Hoffman once again has hit gold with a story that will leave you feeling a plethora of emotions as you watch a family fall apart and the effects it has on all those around them. As always Hoffman captures the mood and atmosphere brilliantly, transporting you right in to this small sleepy town and it’s newfound problems. Highly recommended.

If you like Alice Hoffman you might also like to read books by Tracy Chevalier, Ann Patchett and Kathryn Harrison.

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The Blue Diary by Alice Hoffman

Ethan and Jorie, the perfect couple, have been married for 13 years, and are still very much in love. But 13 years ago, Ethan committed a brutal rape and murder. A young girl's phone call exposes him, and nothing will ever be the same for them again.


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'Alice Hoffman is simply brilliant' Daily Mail

'Moving, poignant... unexpectedly powerful... You'll be hooked' The Mirror

About the Author

Alice Hoffman

Alice Hoffman is the bestselling author of eighteen acclaimed novels, including The Ice Queen, Practical Magic, Here on Earth, The River King, Blue Diary, Illumination Night, Turtle Moon, Seventh Heaven, and At Risk. She lives in Massachusetts.

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Publication date

4th April 2002

Author

Alice Hoffman

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www.alicehoffman.com/

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Publisher

Vintage

Format

Paperback
320 pages

Categories

Literary Fiction
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780099429142

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