Michael Arditti's passionate and provocative new novel combines tender romance with a unique and richly observed setting.
A woman wakes in a Lourdes hotel room beside her lover of just two days.
She has brought her brain-damaged husband on a pilgrimage to seek a miracle cure; her lover is making a TV documentary to mark the shrine's 150th anniversary year.
Setting aside personal doubts, family ties and spiritual differences, they embark on a turbulent affair from which neither they nor those around them will emerge unchanged.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 352 pages
- Publisher: Arcadia Books
- Publication Date: 03/02/2011
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781906413736