Kate McCann


Kate McCann's personal account of the disappearance and continuing search for her daughter. 3.6 out of 5 based on 4 reviews


Classification Non-fiction
Genre True Crime
Format Hardback
Pages 400
RRP £20.00
Date of Publication May 2011
ISBN 978-0593067918
Publisher Bantam Press

Kate McCann's personal account of the disappearance and continuing search for her daughter.


The Daily Express

James Murray

Only the coldest-hearted of people will not be moved by this book, and hopefully it will succeed in providing the vital breakthrough needed. Madeleine is not only an impressive and well-written chronicle of a terrible crime, it is a must-read because someone out there knows something.


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The New Statesman

Julie Myerson

Kate McCann is not a writer and makes no claims to be one — the power of her book lies in its straightforward, chatty ordinariness. It is hard, too, not to admire its complete lack of self-pity, bolstered by the McCanns' uncomplicated though sorely tested religious faith ... a boldly empathetic and forgiving book


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The Times

Janice Turner

What would you do? That is the central question of this book. If your child disappeared and there was no evidence that she was dead, would you give up after one year, or four, or never? … What this book shows is how a crime stole more than the McCanns’ daughter. Gradually a conventional and upright couple lost trust in everything they had believed in.


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The Sunday Times

Daisy Goodwin

This book brought tears to my eyes several times ... But despite the tragedy at the heart of the book, there are flashes of humour — Clement Freud asking them to his villa in Praia da Luz and teasing Kate about the press coverage: “So, Kate, which of the devout Catholic, alcoholic, depressed, nymphomaniac parts is correct?”


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