When Lucy Snowe leaves England to look for a new life on the Continent she has no idea what lies in store for her.
This quiet, lonely girl must learn quickly when she finds herself teaching in a foreign school, with no friends or family to rely on.
However it's not long until figures from Lucy's past appear and she becomes involved in dilemmas which inspire new and passionate feelings in her.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 672 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 04/06/2009
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780099529927