Lorna Cook’s novel, “The Forgotten Village,” is a beautifully crafted story of love, loss, and redemption set in the English countryside. The novel follows the story of a young woman named Lena who discovers a hidden village that has been abandoned for years. As Lena uncovers the secrets of the forgotten village, she begins to understand the true meaning of love and sacrifice.
The Forgotten Village by Lorna Cook Overview
The novel is set in the 1940s and the present day, with the story alternating between the two timelines. Lena’s discovery of the forgotten village leads her to uncover the story of the village’s former residents, including a young woman named Connie who fell in love with an American soldier during World War II. As Lena delves deeper into Connie’s story, she begins to see parallels between her own life and Connie’s, and she discovers a sense of purpose and belonging that she had been missing.
Cook’s writing is exquisite, with vivid descriptions of the English countryside and an engaging storyline that keeps the reader hooked until the very end. The characters are well-drawn and complex, with each one adding depth and richness to the story.
Overall, “The Forgotten Village” is a poignant and beautifully written novel that will resonate with readers long after they have turned the final page. It is a testament to the enduring power of love and the importance of remembering those who have come before us.
- Book Name: The Forgotten Village
- Author Name: Lorna Cook
- Publish Date: March 21, 2019
- Genre: Historical Fiction