Imagine The Secret Scripture crossed with The Reader: in this shattering novel set in Nazi-occupied France, Jacqueline Yallop has spun a story of collaboration, betrayal, illicit love, faith and aching desire.
Jacqueline Yallop read English at Oxford and did her PhD in nineteenth century literature at Sheffield University. She has worked as the Curator for the John Ruskin Museum in Sheffield and writes on the Victorians. She is the author of the non-fiction work Magpies, Squirrels and Thieves and the novel Kissing Alice. She currently lives in France.