the heart-breaking and unforgettable WW2 love story which will sweep you off your feet
This beautifully written, heart-rending, evocative novel explores the power of first love and the resilience of the human spirit. Life & Living The Sophie's Choice of this generation. John Lescroart, New York Times bestselling author A lyrical tale of the ravages of war, lost and the human quest for redemption. The Good Book Guide Tragedy and hope, love and loss, and the strength to endure are expressed through Richman's graceful writing and powerful characters, many based on actual Holocaust victims and survivors. Booklist Heart-wrenching ... a genuinely moving portrait. Publisher's Weekly Daringly constructed ... Richman writes with the clarity and softness of freshly-fallen snow. Loring Mandel, Emmy winning playwright Begins with a chilling revelation and had me hooked throughout. A love story wrapped in tragedy and survival, I read THE LOST WIFE in one sitting. Tense, emotional and fulfilling: a great achievement by Alyson Richman. Martin Fletcher, Special Correspondent NBC News, Winner of the Jewish National Book Award
Alyson Richman is the author of The Mask Carver's Son, Swedish Tango, and The Last Van Gogh. The daughter of a painter and an engineer, Richman's novels combine a love of art and research, and have been published in more than ten languages. She lives in Long Island, New York with her husband and two children.