You Will Not Have My Hate

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    'A beacon of hope in a dark world' Cathy Rentzenbrink, The Pool Selected as a Book of the Year 2016 in the Guardian and Observer This inspiring and courageous book is a guiding star for us all in troubled times. One night last winter, Antoine Leiris was at home looking after his son while his wife, Helene, was at a concert with friends. Suddenly he started receiving text messages asking if he was ok. Turning on the TV, Antoine watched the terrorist attacks in Paris unfolding around him and tried to call Helene. She didn't answer. That night Helene was killed, along with 88 other people, at the Bataclan Theatre. Three days later, Antoine wrote an open letter to his wife's killers on Facebook. He refused to be cowed or to let his baby son's life be defined by their acts. `For as long as he lives, this little boy will insult you with his happiness and freedom,' he wrote. Instantly, that short post caught fire and was shared thousands of times around the world. You Will Not Have My Hate is an extraordinary and heartbreaking memoir which teaches us how to respond to a world full of hatred with generosity and love. This is the rare and unforgettable testimony of a survivor, and a universal message of hope and resilience. THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER

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    Number of Pages: 144
    Format(s): Hardback - ISBN: 9781911215349
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    Listed in: Memoirs, True stories, Coping with death & bereavement
    Publishers: VINTAGE, HARVILL SECKER

    Books by Antoine Leiris

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