The Lost Wife

The Lost Wife

Book - 2011
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A rapturous novel of star-crossed love in a time of war--from the international bestselling author of The Velvet Hours .

In pre-World War II Prague, the dreams of two young lovers are shattered when they are separated by the Nazi invasion. Then, decades later, thousands of miles away in New York, an unexpected encounter leads to an inescapable glance of recognition, and the realization that providence has given Lenka and Josef one more chance...

From the glamorous ease of life in Prague before the Occupation, to the horrors of Nazi Europe, The Lost Wife explores the power of first love, the resilience of the human spirit--and the strength of memory.

"Staggeringly evocative, romantic, heart-rending, sensual and beautifully written...[it] may very well be the Sophie's Choice of this generation."-- New York Times bestselling author John Lescroart
Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, c2011
Edition: Berkley trade pbk. ed
ISBN: 9780425244135
Branch Call Number: RIC
Characteristics: 358 p. ;,21 cm


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Nov 09, 2017

I loved it! An easy read but beautifully written. Very touching and emotional.

Feb 25, 2017

Beautifully written. Love the story between the characters.

Jan 20, 2017

Beautifully written love story interwoven during the most horrific time in our history. From page one, the reader is transported. It is hard to put down.

ArapahoePatti Nov 10, 2016

One of my favorite book

ArapahoeTatyana Aug 28, 2016

This compelling story, which explores the power of first love, the resilience of the human spirit - and the strength of memory, made a big impression on me!

ArapahoeAlyson Jul 26, 2016

One of my favorite historical fiction books. Heartbreaking and heartwarming!

Feb 03, 2015

This book grabs you from the start. A great historical novel. Accurate with events and places.

samdog123 Mar 09, 2014

A poignant and enjoyable read. Will be looking for more titles by this author.

MissParker921 Jan 17, 2014

Beautifully written and poignant. I loved this book, as has every person I recommended it to. 5 Stars.

Oct 28, 2013

It is a wonderful. I couldn't put it down. It is very realistic, believable and heart-warming in the end.

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