Revue de presse
This weepy, now out in paperback, is guaranteed to leave you out of Kleenex... your life stands still as you turn the pages. An amazing study of love and grief as it poses the wrenching question: What do you do with all the love you have for someone when they're gone? (Glamour)
A memorable debut (Daily Telegraph)
Maggie O'Farrell keeps the reader guessing right up to the end in this engrossing psychological mystery... the characterisation is excellent and the dialogue immaculate (Sunday Telegraph)
An engrossing study of loss and family ties, delivered with the page-turning pace of a thriller (Independent on Sunday)
Présentation de l'éditeur
The unforgettable novel of love, loss and family that launched Maggie O'Farrell on her extraordinary literary career.
A distraught young woman boards a train at King's Cross to return to her family in Scotland. Six hours later, she catches sight of something so terrible in a mirror at Waverley Station that she gets on the next train back to London.
AFTER YOU'D GONE follows Alice's mental journey through her own past, after a traffic accident has left her in a coma. A love story that is also a story of absence, and of how our choices can reverberate through the generations, it slowly draws us closer to a dark secret at a family's heart.