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Hardcover / ISBN-13: 9780751584578

Price: £16.99

ON SALE: 14th November 2023

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Religious & Spiritual Fiction

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‘Moving’ Daily Mail

‘It will stay with you’ Independent

‘Profound’ Irish Examiner


A moving new novel from the beloved author of Tuesdays with Morrie and The Five People You Meet in Heaven

When the Nazis invade Salonika, Greece, eleven-year-old Nico Crispi is offered a chance to save his family. He is instructed to convince his fellow Jewish residents to board trains heading towards the east, where they are promised jobs and safety. He dutifully goes to the station platform every day and reassures the passengers that the journey is safe. Only after it is too late does Nico discover that the people he loved would never return.

In The Little Liar, Nico’s story is interweaved with other individuals impacted by the occupation: his brother Sebastian, their schoolmate Fanni and the Nazi officer who radically changed their lives. As the decades pass, the consequences of what they endured come to light.

Exploring honesty, survival, revenge and devotion, The Little Liar is a timeless story about the harm we inflict with our deceits, and the power of love to redeem us.

What real readers say about Mitch Albom’s books

‘Breathtakingly beautiful. A story that will stay with you forever’

‘A beautiful and flawlessly choreographed book . . . No other book may ever compare’

‘One of my favourite books . . . Wonderful, inspirational, and heart-warming! To me, it is a MUST READ!

‘The book is beyond words . . . Well written, engaging, poignant’

‘This really is a wonderful book. You should read it’

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A beautifully written and emotionally searing book that will stay with you long after you turn the final page, it's a worthy successor to The Book Thief
Buzz Magazine
Mitch Albom sees the magical in the ordinary
Cecilia Ahern
Moving . . . Mitch Albom´s books often capture the zeitgeist, but his new novel about the fate of Greek Jews during World War II packs a particular punch
Daily Mail
A writer with soul
Los Angeles Times
Profound . . . Love, humour and the resilience of the human spirit shine through The Little Liar
Irish Examiner
Compelling and uplifting
Powerful . . . Albom has touched the lives of a lot of people he never even knew
A story whose full scope, like a distant image coming into focus through a lens, sharpens with each turn of the page. As with all Albom books, the pages turn quickly. For most, this is a book that will be read in just one or two sittings. But no matter how long it takes, it will stay with you . . . Albom has created art that can be added to the long list of movies, music, theater and books that are humanity's best hope to deliver on the words inscribed on memorials around the world: "Never Forget."
There are few book stories that stay with you or rather haunt you for a long time. Celebrated award-winning author Mitch Albom's The Little Liar is honestly one such book
Asian Age
Many characters, both good and bad, are brought vividly to life in this moving story from a brilliant writer
Peterborough Telegraph
Once again, the author has delivered a captivating read that documents themes of revenge and devotion. Definitely one where you'll need a tissue handy
Belfast Telegraph
Praise for Mitch Albom