The Nightingale Characters

Kristin Hannah
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Vianne Mauriac / Elderly Woman

Vianne Mauriac is one of the two main characters. She is the sister of Isabelle Rossignol, the wife of Antoine Mauriac, and the mother of Sophie Rossignol. Vianne's mother died when she was young, leaving her and Isabelle to be raised by her father. Her father, unable to care for her and Isabelle, left her in the family's summer home, Le Jardin, to be raised by a stranger. Vianne, in turn, was responsible for raising Isabelle. Vianne quickly became involved with Antoine and eventually the two were married. When Vianne suffered a miscarriage and was unable to care for Isabelle, Isabelle was sent away to her father who placed her in a boarding school. This caused a rift between the sisters.

Vianne is also estranged from her father, Julien. Throughout the years Vianne has sent him birthday cards, but he doesn't respond. She remembers what...

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