`A love story told in exquisitely poetic letters' DAILY MAIL `A powerful and tender tale of love and war.' SUNDAY MIRROR Torn apart by war, their letters meant everything... `My love. I am writing to you without knowing where you are but I will find you after all these long months...' 3rd September 1938.
Martin Preston is in his second year of Oxford when his world is split in two by a beautiful redhead, Nancy Whelan.
A whirlwind romance blossoms in the Buckinghamshire countryside as dark clouds begin to gather in Europe. 3rd September 1939. Britain declares war on Germany. Martin is sent to the battlefields of France, but as their letters cross the channel, he tells Nancy their love will keep him safe.
Then, one day, his letters stop. 3rd September 1940. It's four months since Nancy last heard from Martin.
She knows he is still alive. And she'll do anything to find him. But what she discovers will change her life forever... Perfect for fans of Suite Francaise, My Dear I Wanted To Tell You and The Tattooist of Auschwitz. What readers are saying about The Very White of Love: `Wow, this blew me away!' `I absolutely loved it.
One seriously fantastic book.' `A riveting read.' `Beautifully written... a real rollercoaster of emotions.' `A wonderful discovery.' `Powerful!
Tragic! Do they make love like this anymore?' `Heart-wrenching and powerful.'
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 384 pages
- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
- Publication Date: 13/12/2018
- Category: Diaries, letters & journals
- ISBN: 9780008217501