A special 10th anniversary edition of the haunting, standalone novel from the bestselling author of the Shardlake series, C. J. Sansom.
C. J. Sansom was educated at Birmingham University, where he took a BA and then a PhD in history. After working in a variety of jobs, he retrained as a solicitor and practised in Sussex, until becoming a full-time writer. Winter in Madrid is his third novel. His other titles include Dominion and the Shardlake series. He lives in Sussex.
Sansom adroitly draws the disparate strands of his ambitious saga
together. His non-pareil evocations of time and place anchor his
characters with satisfying precision
An unsentimental and utterly fascinating portrait of Spain in 1940 . . . Sansom wears his research lightly and gets right under the skin of his characters. The result is a tense, literate page-turner, full of twists, authentic detail and real pathos, a superb achievement
A convincing and moving historical novel, which is also an exciting thriller . . . Sansom has a good eye for detail that brings the time alive
Thoroughly researched, convincingly evocative and solidly entertaining
Sansom triumphs as he unravels the tissues of lies and deceptions . . . a gripping, readable story