The People In The Photo by Helene GesternThe People In The Photo by Helene Gestern

The People In The Photo

byHelene GesternTranslated byEmily Boyce, Ros Schwartz

Hardcover | November 24, 2017

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Gestern has an amazing way with words." - San Francisco Book Review"Will make readers want to open that old box of photos and look again." - Minneapolis Star TribuneThe cloth-bound edition of an award-winning tale of old photographs, family secrets, and blossoming friendship, told through letters and emails. "
Helene Gestern: Helene Gestern lives and works in Nancy. The People in the Photo is her first novel. Emily Boyce: Emily Boyce is in-house translator for Gallic Books. She lives in London Ros Schwartz: Ros Schwartz is an award-winning literary translator.
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Title:The People In The PhotoFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:November 24, 2017Publisher:Gallic BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1910477494

ISBN - 13:9781910477496

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'Author Helene Gestern has an amazing way with words, writing a mystery that will quickly draw you in and refuse to let go until you know what really happened to connect these two people together' San Francisco Book Review'Gestern's debut novel is a fast, satisfying read that will make readers want to open that old box of photos and look again' Minneapolis Star Tribune'Genuinely affecting ... a tightly-controlled, well-paced and, at times, heart-wrenching read' The Independent'A beguiling and compelling love story' Sunday Times'Enchanting ... ultimately uplifting ... Gestern reassures us that the pain of one generation need not carry over to the next' The Spectator'This first novel has won a slew of prizes in France, and it's easy to see why - with its clever use of a letters format (updated to include emails and texts), the expertly developed search for hidden family truths, the interweaving of the past and present and the correspondents' friendship ... This is an admirably thoughtful and sensitive work.' Daily Mail'This book hasn't won almost 20 awards for nothing - it's an addictive read' The Sun'An intriguing page-turner... ****' France Magazine