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The Silent Stars Go By

By Sally Nicholls

A stunning historical novel set at Christmas, from the acclaimed author of Things a Bright Girl Can Do.

‘Bittersweet perfection’ Guardian, Best Books of the Year ‘An engulfing historical novel’ The Times, Best Books of the Year ‘A festive classic in the making’ Observer, Best Books of the Year Three years ago, Margot’s life was turned upside down when her fiancé, Harry, went missing in action on the Western Front. Worse, she was left with a devastating secret which threatened to ruin her life and destroy the reputation of her family. As a respectable vicar’s daughter, Margot has had to guard that secret with great care ever since, no matter how much pain it causes her. Now it’s Christmas 1919, and Margot’s family is gathering back home in the vicarage for the first time since the end of the Great War. And miraculously Harry has returned, hoping to see Margot and rekindle their romance. Can Margot ever reveal the shocking truth to the only man she has ever loved?

  • A Book of the Year in eight publications: The Times, Guardian, Daily Mail, Telegraph, Observer, New Statesman, Daily Express, Daily Mirror
  • 'An engulfing historical novel' 'Books of the Year', The Times
  • 'Gorgeous, poignant, unputdownable. A new Christmas classic' - Hilary McKay

About the author

Sally Nicholls grew up in Stockton-on-Tees, and after school, travelled the world, working for a period at a Red Cross hospital in Japan. Sally's first novel, Ways to Live Forever, won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize and she has been shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, the Costa Children's Book Award, and the Carnegie Medal, twice. She lives in Oxford.

ISBN: 9781839131134
Imprint: Andersen Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: November 3, 2021
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm, 240pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $18.99
New Zealand RRP: $21.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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