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Everyone Brave is Forgiven

By Chris Cleave
Narrated by Luke Thompson / 12 hours 35 minutes
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If you enjoyed Salt to the Sea, then you’ll love Everyone Brave is Forgiven.

“World War II, the perspective of young people, brave but deeply human characters, & a story that will bring you to tears before giving you a shining ray of hope—if you liked one you'll definitely like the other. These two excellent audiobooks have so much in common, but each are a uniquely heartbreaking experience that will teach you something new about WWII. And it doesn't hurt that both productions have multiple readers, all of which are top notch.”

Wild Geese Bookshop image Bethany, Wild Geese Bookshop

From the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Little Bee, a spellbinding novel about three unforgettable individuals thrown together by war, love, and their search for belonging in the ever-changing landscape of WWII London.

It's 1939 and Mary, a young socialite, is determined to shock her blueblood political family by volunteering for the war effort. She is assigned as a teacher to children who were evacuated from London and have been rejected by the countryside because they are infirm, mentally disabled, or—like Mary’s favorite student, Zachary—have colored skin.

Tom, an education administrator, is distraught when his best friend, Alastair, enlists. Alastair, an art restorer, has always seemed far removed from the violent life to which he has now condemned himself. But Tom finds distraction in Mary, first as her employer and then as their relationship quickly develops in the emotionally charged times. When Mary meets Alastair, the three are drawn into a tragic love triangle and—while war escalates and bombs begin falling around them—further into a new world unlike any they’ve ever known.

A sweeping epic with the kind of unforgettable characters, cultural insights, and indelible scenes that made Little Bee so incredible, Chris Cleave’s latest novel explores the disenfranchised, the bereaved, the elite, the embattled. Everyone Brave Is Forgiven is a heartbreakingly beautiful story of love, loss, and incredible courage.

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Author
Narrator Luke Thompson
ISBN 9781442397835
Length 12 hours 35 minutes
Language English
Publisher Simon & Schuster Audio
Publication Date
Edition Unabridged
Libro.fm Rank #1,723 Overall
Genre Rank #126 in Historical Fiction
 

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