A sweeping, heartbreaking novel following Daniel in his troubled marriage with Rosie as they navigate the unsettled time between the World Wars
Louis de Berni res is the bestselling author of Captain Corelli's Mandolin, which won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize, Best Book in 1995. His most recent books are So Much Life Left Over and The Dust That Falls From Dreams, the short story collection Labels and the poetry collection The Cat in the Treble Clef.
"De Bernieres is a singular, cherishable voice" * Mail on Sunday
"Richly enjoyable...Written with such vitality...many readers will read it straight through forgetting whatever it was they should have been doing instead of reading" * Scotsman *
"A breathless, often heart-tugging tale of love, loss, guilt and regret" * Sunday Express *
"This book made me laugh, made me mad, made me cry" -- Rose Shepherd * Saga *
"`[de Bernieres] balances humour and tragedy in a novel that succeeds largely because Daniel is such a compelling and sympathetic character" -- Vanessa Berridge * Daily Express *