A #1 New York Times bestseller,Wall Street Journal Best Book of the Year, and soon to be a major motion picture, this unforgettable novel of love and strength in the face of war has enthralled a generation.
With courage, grace, and powerful insight, bestselling author Kristin Hannah captures the epic panorama of World War II and illuminates an intimate part of history seldom seen: the women's war.The Nightingaletells the stories of two sisters, separated by years and experience, by ideals, passion and circumstance, each embarking on her own dangerous path toward survival, love, and freedom in German-occupied, war-torn France—a heartbreakingly beautiful novel that celebrates the resilience of the human spirit and the durability of women. It is a novel for everyone, a novel for a lifetime.
Goodreads Best Historical Novel of the Year • People's Choice Favorite Fiction Winner • #1 Indie Next Selection • A Buzzfeed andThe Week Best Book of the Year
Praise forThe Nightingale:
"Haunting,action-packed, and compelling." —Christina Baker Kline, #1New York Times bestselling author
"Absolutely riveting!...Read this book." —Dr. Miriam Klein Kassenoff, Director of the University of Miami Holocaust Teacher Institute
"Beautifully written andrichly evocative." —Sara Gruen, #1New York Times bestselling author
“Ahauntingly rich WWII novel about courage, brutality, love, survival—and the essence of what makes us human.” —Family Circle
“Aheart-pounding story.” —USA Today
"An enormous story. Richly satisfying.I loved it." —Anne Rice
"Arespectful and absorbing page-turner." —Kirkus Reviews
"Tender, compelling...a satisfying slice of life in Nazi-occupied France." —Jewish Book Council
“Expect to devourThe Nightingale in as few sittings as possible; thehigh-stakes plot and lovable characters won’t allow any rest until all of their fates are known.” —Shelf Awareness
"I lovedThe Nightingale." —Lisa See, #1 New York Times bestselling author
"Powerful...an unforgettable portrait of love and war." —People