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  • The Nightingale

  • By: Kristin Hannah
  • Narrated by: Polly Stone
  • Length: 17 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 417
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 380
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 385

Bravery, courage, fear, and love in a time of war. Despite their differences sisters Viann and Isabelle have always been close. Younger, bolder Isabelle lives in Paris while Viann is content with life in the French countryside with her husband, Antoine, and their daughter. But when the Second World War strikes, Antoine is sent off to fight, and Viann finds herself isolated, so Isabelle is sent by their father to help her. As the war progresses, the sisters' relationship and strength are tested.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it

  • By Ness on 10-09-2015

A fascinating insight to WWII through the eyes of 2 inspiring French women

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-07-2016

A little slow initially but truly worth hanging on. I couldn't wait to get back to listening to every morsel. I feel moved by this book. A definite favorite

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