From the author of The Gustav SonataIn a silent valley in southern France stands an isolated stone farmhouse, the Mas Lunel.
Its owner is Aramon Lunel, an alcoholic haunted by his violent past.
His sister, Audrun, alone in her bungalow within sight of the Mas Lunel, dreams of exacting retribution for the unspoken betrayals that have blighted her life.
Into this closed world comes Anthony Verey, a wealthy but disillusioned antiques dealer from London seeking to remake his life in France.
From the moment he arrives at the Mas Lunel, a frightening and unstoppable series of consequences is set in motion... 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: 384 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 06/01/2011
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780099478454