On this island your friends and your enemies quickly end up the same ...-1985- When fifteen-year-old Catherine sees her best friend slip from a wild cliff path she vows never to say a word.
But Catherine was the last person to see her alive. -1940- Charlie is also holding back a secret from the adults on the island.
As German soldiers arrive on Guernsey, he carries out an act of rebellion with consequences that will reach far into the future - and into Catherine's own life.
The Book of Lies is a powerful novel about friendship, love and betrayal.
Weaving together two lives across the decades, it proves that no truth is as simple as it seems.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 336 pages
- Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 16/02/2012
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781847678867