WIN a set of copies of GRATITUDE by Delphine de Vigan


To celebrate publication, we’re giving one book group the chance to win a set of 10 copies of Delphine de Vigan’s new novel GRATITUDE, a story about love, loss and the power of giving thanks.

Jérôme is a speech therapist, dispatched to help the care home’s ageing population keep hold of their ability to speak. But Michka is no ordinary client. She is haunted, by strange figures who threaten to unearth a secret, buried guilt that she’s carried since she was a little girl. And she is losing her words – grasping desperately for what once came easily so to her. Michka doesn’t know how to repay her debt – and as her words slide out of her grasp, time is running out.

Translated from French, GRATITUDE is an unforgettable exploration of ageing, memory and estrangement, and will thrill fans of Leila Slimani, Tessa Hadley and Anne Tyler. Delphine de Vigan is the renowned author of novels including NO AND ME and BASED ON A TRUE STORY, and has been heralded as ‘one of the finest writers of psychological fiction’ by France Magazine.

To enter, simply email using the contact details below by 5.30pm on Thursday 28th January 2021, including a little bit of information about your book group.


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