The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin

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Chloe Benjamin is the New York Times bestselling author of The Immortalists (January 2018), her second book. Learn more about the author and her book, as well as ratings and reviews on the latter.

Chloe Benjamin is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Immortalists, a #1 Indie Next Pick, #1 Library Reads pick, Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Selection, Amazon Best Book of the Month, and an iBooks Favorite. Her work has been translated into thirty languages.

Chloe was born in San Francisco, CA. She is a graduate of Vassar College and of the University of Wisconsin, where she received her MFA in fiction. 

She lives with her husband in Madison, Wisconsin.

Let’s dive now into the story of her second book, The Immortalists (January 2018).

Synopsis (including Audio-Synopsis)

‘Immersive and impressive’ The Sunday Times

Benjamin writes with verve and charmGuardian

The NEW YORK TIMES Top Ten Bestseller

It’s 1969, and holed up in a grimy tenement building in New York’s Lower East Side is a travelling psychic who claims to be able to tell anyone the date they will die. The four Gold children, too young for what they’re about to hear, sneak out to learn their fortunes.

Such prophecies could be dismissed as trickery and nonsense, yet the Golds bury theirs deep. Over the years that follow they attempt to ignore, embrace, cheat and defy the ‘knowledge’ given to them that day – but it will shape the course of their lives forever.

‘Such is her dazzling sureness of touch that you wonder if here is a writer who is truly capable of anything’ Daily Mail

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  • What a story! A wonderful and thought provoking book, beautifuly written. Powerful at times, also affecting. At first sight, this is the storytelling of a family, with family secrets, but this is actually about what drives you, what you would do if somebody told you when you were going to die… You won’t waste your time! Don’t miss this great read!

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