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' Metro1911: Inside an asylum at the edge of the Yorkshire moors,where men and women are kept apartby high walls and barred windows,there is a ballroom vast and beautiful. For one bright evening every weekthey come together and dance. When John and Ella meetIt is a dance that will changetwo lives forever. Set over the heatwave summer of 1911, the end of the Edwardian era, THE BALLROOM is a historical love story.
It tells a page-turning tale of dangerous obsession, of madness and sanity, and of who gets to decide which is which.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 352 pages
- Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/09/2016
- Category: First World War fiction
- ISBN: 9780552779470