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The Lie

Helen Dunmore

From the author of The Greatcoat (2012) comes this spellbinding tale of love, remembrance, and deception set against the backdrop of World War I. Cornwall, 1920. Daniel Branwell has survived the First World War and returns to the small fishing town where he was born. It is there that he reconnects with Felicia, the younger sister of his best friend. Working a neighbor's land, he is drawn deeper and deeper into the traumas of the past. As the drama unfolds, Daniel is haunted by the terrible, unforeseen consequences of a lie. Mesmerizing and deeply moving.