After the End



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Have you heard about the book that everyone's talking about? 'If I could give this book 10 stars I would' (Reader review) 'This book touched my soul' (Reader review) 'I could not put it down. What a story. What a storyteller' (Reader review) 'This is in my top five books of all time. Absolutely incredible' (Reader review) 'I have never felt so emotionally wrapped up in characters in a book' (Reader review) Powerful, uplifting and full of hope, AFTER THE END is the most moving book you'll read this year - from number one bestseller Clare Mackintosh__________________________ Max and Pip are the strongest couple you know. Only now they're facing the most important decision of their lives - and they don't agree. As the consequences of an impossible choice threaten to devastate them both, nothing will ever be the same again. But anything can happen after the end . . . ***********'The most moving book you'll read this year' LISA JEWELL 'Life-



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Both utterly heart rending and incredibly uplifting, After the End is the most moving book you'll read this year Lisa Jewell A beautifully written novel, compelling and clever, tender and true. I can't stop thinking about it Liane Moriarty A moving and thought-provoking novel. Cleverly written, with hope as well as heartbreak Libby Page, author of The Lido Unforgettable and profoundly moving, this is a novel about the bottomless human capacity for love and endurance, even in the most heartbreaking circumstances Rosie Walsh, author of The Man Who Didn't Call Such a perfectly poised novel, with authentic heart and depth, that examines the worst moments of our lives, and still somehow uncovers hope and the indomitable strength of the human spirit. Everyone should read this beautiful book Rowan Coleman, author of The Summer of Impossible Things Moving and thought-provoking Independent Amazing, heart-wrenching . . . an absolute must-read Mike Gayle One of the most moving stories I have ever read. It's perfect Joanna Cannon I read After the End in one emotional sitting. It's beautiful, original, moving and thought-provoking Sinead Crowley An exquisite novel - tragic, clever, life-affirming and original all at once Catherine Isaac A powerful exploration of grief, love and the way in which all decisions - both large and small - can have life-changing results. Jill Santopolo, New York Times bestselling author of The Light We Lost and More Than Words Impressive, thoughtful, authentic and moving Jill Childs A tender, heart-breaking, uplifting, truthful marvel of a novel. Clare Mackintosh has taken her already wonderful writing to a whole new level Adele Parks Clare Mackintosh takes us on a heart-rending, vivid journey through one of the toughest situations a parent could face - she's Britain's answer to Jodi Picoult Lucy Atkins This is the most moving book I have read this year. After the End made me cry but in the best possible way. I felt I was there, right inside the pages, wanting to hug each character. Put this on the top of your list. You won't regret it Jane Corry After the End is a gorgeously written and sincerely moving novel. First it broke my heart, but then helped put it back together in unexpected ways. I know it will preoccupy my thoughts for a long time to come Rhiannon Navin, author of Only Child Have just finished Clare Mackintosh's extraordinary, heartrending life-lesson of a book - it is an absolute tour de force. Everyone should read After the End Jill Mansell So delicately balanced and never indulgent. So perfect Veronica Henry A heart-wrenching, character-driven story Best A heart-rending story, superbly executed Rachel Abbott Beautiful, sumptuous and tender, this story is one of parents and impossible decisions. Completely relevant to today's issues, this delicately personal and heart-wrenching tale is a tribute to human spirit Magic Radio Book Club A breath-taking and powerful story . . . Riveting Sunday Post Captivating . . . tailor-made for book clubs and for fans of Jodi Picoult Publisher's Weekly An astonishing read that reaches into our very souls, turns us inside out, leaves us weeping, and yet hoping for a brighter future Liz Nugent This deeply moving tale . . . leaves no emotion unturned iNews Mackintosh's depiction of the long-distance loneliness, grit-eyed exhaustion and beleaguered hopes of the parent of a terminally ill child are moving. Yet this is a life-affirming story, too, in its richly drawn depiction of the Iranian consultant Leila's background or its scarred central characters' re-emergence blinking into the world Sunday Times Cleverly structured to look at both sides of a heart-breaking situation, this thought-provoking book draws upon the author's experiences, and manages to feel both personal and universal Sun on Sunday, Fabulous Magazine