A RICHARD AND JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK AUTUMN 2016.
Absolutely heart-breaking. One of the best books I've ever read - Dinah Jefferies, author of The Tea-Planter's Wife
Compelling, elegant and insightful - Observer
Beautifully wrought, tender, heartbreaking - Sunday Express 5/5
Moving, fascinating - Times
A tender and absorbing love story - Daily Mail
Unsentimental and affecting - Sunday Times
Exquisitely good - Metro
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