A seductive collection of stories from the 'magnificent story-teller’ (Independent on Sunday). Rose Tremain has sold over one million copies of her books.
Trapped in a London flat, Beth remembers a transgressive love affair in 1960s Paris. The most famous writer in Russia takes his last breath in a stationmaster’s cottage, miles from Moscow. A father, finally free of his daughter’s demands, embarks on a long swim from his Canadian lakeside retreat. And in the grandest house of all, Danni the Polish housekeeper catches the eye of an enigmatic visitor.
‘Superb, each story a perfectly cut jewel’ Irish Times