From the author of The Gustav Sonata A seductive new collection of stories from the Orange Prize-winning author of The Road Home and Restoration.
Trapped in a London flat, Beth remembers a transgressive love affair in 1960s' Paris.
The most famous writer in Russia takes his last breath in a stationmaster's cottage, miles from Moscow.
A father, finally free of his daughter's demands, embarks on a long swim from his Canadian lakeside retreat. And in the grandest house of all, Danni the Polish housekeeper catches the eye of an enigmatic visitor.
Over a million Rose Tremain books sold. "A writer of exceptional talent...Tremain is a writer who understands every emotion". (Independent I). "There are few writers out there with the dexterity or emotional intelligence to rival that of the great Rose Tremain". (Irish Times). "Tremain has the painterly genius of an Old Master, and she uses it to stunning effect". (The Times). "Rose Tremain is one of the very finest British novelists". (Salman Rushdie). "Tremain is a writer of exemplary vision and particularity.
The fictional world is rendered with extraordinary vividness". (Marcel Theroux, Guardian).
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 240 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 01/10/2015
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780099548447