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  • “Engrossing, nuanced... It is a triumph of a literary novel that shifts in unexpected, utterly fascinating ways.” —Victorian Premier’s Literary Award 2019 ***WINNER***

    “A bewitching but entirely unsentimental portrait of one woman’s attempt to keep her family safe in turbulent times.” —The Times [Book of the Month]

    “Compulsively beautiful” —Mark Rubbo, Readings

    “A must-read.” —New York Post

    “Italy’s Veneto region is the setting for Elise Valmorbida’s poignant novel, a sumptuous saga of love and enmity during the years after the Great War.” —Edinburgh International Book Festival

    “A genre defying novel.” —NB magazine
    © 2019 Elise Valmorbida