* Nationwide shopping mall advertising campaign * Review coverage in the national press and women's magazines * Feature on www.virago.co.uk
Sabine Dardenne was Marc Dutroux's last victim and was held prisoner for eighty days. In 2004, eight years after her kidnapping, she testified at his trial. He was sentenced to life imprisonment.
'A moving tale of courage and survival. Extraordinary strength ... one comes away from her book shocked, angered and deeply humbled' Mail 'Like the scariest fairy tales, it involves a little girl, a secret dungeon and a monster. But it is not a fairy tale: it is true ... I have never read a more harrowing book... unbearable were it not for the character - brave, difficult, honest and furiously unsentimental - of its narrator' Craig Brown, Mail on Sunday 'A portrait of courage' Ireland on Sunday 'Direct, unpretentious, chatty, feet-on-the-ground. Sometimes shockingly so.' Guardian 'I Choose to Live is [Sabine Dardenne's] dignified, restrained and ultimately uplifting testimony' Big Issue