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Close Your Eyes Paperback – Import, 21 June 2012

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‘I absolutely loved this beautiful, haunting story of a woman who learns to come to terms with a dark, deep family secret.’ Tatiana de Rosnay, author of ‘Sarah's Key’

'Electrifying, a literary whodunit of the first order…You won't be able to look away. People will be talking about this book.' Justin Cronin, author of ‘The Passage’

‘Keeps the reader guessing until the very last page.’ Elle, Readers’ Prize Picks

‘A spare and fluent narrative slowly builds the connection between characters and past events while maintaining the tension.’ Sunday Times

‘A captivating story of loss, forgiveness and ultimate redemption.’ Kirkus Review, Best Fiction of 2011

‘The elegant prose and compelling plot will attract fans of Kate Atkinson.’ Library Journal

‘Amanda Eyre Ward goes straight to the heart of her complex, nuanced characters, and with empathy and insight she lays them bare. As a reader, you’re powerless against the elegance of her prose and the emotional honesty of her story. You’ll close the cover on this book, but you won’t forget it.’ Lisa Unger, New York Times bestselling author of ‘Fragile’

‘Amanda Eyre Ward has given us a book that is both beautifully wrought and intensely gripping. I was transfixed by this story of a woman haunted by brutal loss but making her brave, difficult way toward truth.’ Marisa de los Santos, New York Times bestselling author of ‘Love Walked In’

About the Author

Amanda Eyre Ward was born in New York City, and graduated from Williams College and the University of Montana. Her short stories have been published in various literary reviews and magazines. She is the author of the critically acclaimed and award-winning novel ‘Sleep Towards Heaven’ and ‘How to be Lost’, and was named by the New York Post as one of five Writers to Watch in 2003. She lives in Austin, Texas, with her husband, geologist Tip Meckel.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ William Collins (21 June 2012)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 272 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0007233884
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0007233885
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 190 g
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 19.56 x 12.7 x 1.78 cm
  • Customer Reviews:
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