The critically acclaimed bestseller from the number one bestselling author of Five Days, The Moment and A Special Relationship. A powerful romantic novel set in the tumultuous world of post-war America.
Douglas Kennedy's previous novels include the critically acclaimed bestsellers The Big Picture, The Pursuit of Happiness, A Special Relationship and The Moment. He is also the author of three highly-praised travel books. The Big Picture was filmed with Romain Duris and Catherine Deneuve; The Woman in the Fifth with Ethan Hawke and Kristen Scott Thomas. His work has been translated into twenty-two languages. In 2007 he was awarded the French decoration of Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, and in 2009 the inaugural Grand Prix de Figaro. Born in Manhattan in 1955, he has two children and currently divides his time between London, Paris, Berlin, Maine and New York.
Whippman argues persuasively that happiness is something that
emerges from the quality of relationships we have with others
This is the novel against which the rest of the year's output demands to be judged
*Express on Sunday*
Kennedy cannot help but write grippingly, and he weaves threads of love and betrayal into a thrillingly masterful ending
This superb story of divided loyalties and personal tragedy will heave you pinned to your seat
*Woman & Home*
Curl up and enjoy