The Divide

by Nicholas Evans

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LoveReading View on The Divide

The title illustrates many facets of division in this compelling book, his best since The Horse Whisperer.  In chapter one we are presented with a girl’s body embedded in the ice on a mountainside in Montana and the mystery begins, not with the girl’s identity but with why she came to be there.  Picking through the past, watching the characters change over the years and manipulating our emotions with theirs, Evans has produced a powerful, sensitive tale of a family falling apart, of the ideology of youth turning sour and of the pain of love, all centred around eco-terrorism.  It is very good indeed.

Sarah Broadhurst

The Divide Synopsis

Two backcountry skiers find the body of a young woman embedded in the ice of a remote mountain creek. All through the night police work with arc lights and chainsaws to prise her out. Identifying her doesn't take so long. Abbie Cooper is wanted for murder and her picture is on law enforcement computers all across America. But how did she die? And what was the trail of events that led this golden child of a loving family so tragically astray? From the number one bestselling author of THE HORSE WHISPERER, master storyteller Nicholas Evans, comes this powerful new novel, an epic thriller of the human heart. In a journey of discovery and redemption, from the streets of New York to the daunting grandeur of the Rocky Mountains, it tells the heart-rending tale of a family fractured by divorce. As both parents and children struggle in search of lost happiness, some devastating truths unravel. THE DIVIDE is the story of a great love betrayed and of the yearnings and needs, and the dashed hopes and disillusionments that connect and separate all men and women.

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The Divide Press Reviews

*'Pure drama and tragedy, expertly told
DAILY MIRROR

*'Compellingly readable, refreshingly free of artistic pretensions
THE TIMES

*'A fine and multi-faceted thriller
DAILY MAIL

*'When it comes to the art of beginning a novel, Evans could give a masterclass ... he's put you on the edge of your seat before the story's even begun ... few authors are better at examining how we build up intimacy and how easily it can be lost, especially when disaster knocks at the door
GLAMOUR

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9780751539349
Publication date: 10/08/2006
Publisher: Sphere an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780593045268
Publication date: 17/10/2005
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780751539349
Publication date: 10th August 2006
Author: Nicholas Evans
Publisher: Sphere an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 448 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Literary Fiction,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Nicholas Evans

Nicholas Evans was born and grew up in Worcestershire and was a screenwriter and film producer before writing his first novel, the phenomenal number one bestseller The Horse Whisperer. It has now been translated into 36 languages and sold more than fifteen million copies worldwide since its publication in 1995. It is now also a Hollywood film, starring and directed by Robert Redford. He is also the author of The Loop and The Smoke Jumper. Nicholas Evans lives in Devon and London   Author photo © Christopher Jones

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