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The Light We Lost Paperback – 23 Feb 2018

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‘A stunning book, perfect and unputdownable.’ JILL MANSELL

‘Our book of the year to date!’ HELLO MAGAZINE

‘A proper heartbreaker of a novel… Warning: you will big ugly cry while reading this one.’ RED MAGAZINE

‘An epic love story.’ PRIMA MAGAZINE

‘A one-sitting kind of book. Fans of One Day by David Nicholls will love this.’ STYLIST MAGAZINE

‘Surely the next great romantic epic… It is a novel that lives with you long after the final page. A book for a generation and a future classic.’ THE SUN

‘Emotional and heartbreaking. I predict a global tissue shortage. The Light We Lost will definitely join the ranks of books that make you weep.’ SARAH MORGAN, bestselling author of MIRACLE ON 5TH AVENUE

‘Beautiful writing. An unputdownable tearjerker.’ SUNDAY EXPRESS

‘Your new tearjerker has arrived: Fans of Me Before You and One Day will love/weep over this elegant novel.’ NEW YORK POST

‘One Day meets Me Before You meets your weekender bag.’ THE SKIMM


‘An affecting and beautifully-written story about love and missed chances, and how global events can change the course of a single person's life.’ JULIE COHEN, author of TOGETHER

‘A heart-wrenching love story… impossible for the reader to put the damned book down!’ IRISH INDEPENDENT

‘An emotional rollercoaster.’ US WEEKLY

‘It’s the epic love story of 2017.’ REDBOOK

About the Author

Jill Santopolo received an MFA in fiction writing, is the author of three successful children's and young-adult series, and works as the editorial director of Philomel Books. An adjunct professor in The New School's MFA program, she travels the world to speak about writing and storytelling. You can visit her online at www.jillsantopolo.com or follow her on Twitter at @jillsantopolo. She lives in New York City.

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1.0 out of 5 starsWe are just told to believe their romance is amazing and worth the constant betrayal of the main characters ...
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3.0 out of 5 starshurt a man who had done nothing but love her. If she had truly loved Gabe
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2.0 out of 5 starsPoor plot, missing decency in character
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