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A RICHARD AND JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK AUTUMN 2016 'Compelling, elegant and insightful' Observer ' Beautifully wrought, tender, heartbreaking' Sunday Express 5/5 'Moving, fascinating' Times 'A tender and absorbing love story' Daily Mail ' Unsentimental and affecting' Sunday Times 'Exquisitely good' Metro 'Compelling and masterful' Press Association 1911: Inside an asylum at the edge of the Yorkshire moors, where men and women are kept apart by high walls and barred windows, there is a ballroom vast and beautiful. For one bright evening every week they come together and dance. When John and Ella…mehr

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A RICHARD AND JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK AUTUMN 2016 'Compelling, elegant and insightful' Observer ' Beautifully wrought, tender, heartbreaking' Sunday Express 5/5 'Moving, fascinating' Times 'A tender and absorbing love story' Daily Mail ' Unsentimental and affecting' Sunday Times 'Exquisitely good' Metro 'Compelling and masterful' Press Association 1911: Inside an asylum at the edge of the Yorkshire moors, where men and women are kept apart by high walls and barred windows, there is a ballroom vast and beautiful. For one bright evening every week they come together and dance. When John and Ella meet It is a dance that will change two lives forever. Set over the heatwave summer of 1911, the end of the Edwardian era, THE BALLROOM is a tale of unlikely love and dangerous obsession, of madness and sanity, and of who gets to decide which is which.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Random House Uk; Doubleday
  • Seitenzahl: 352
  • Erscheinungstermin: 11. Februar 2016
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 223mm x 141mm x 32mm
  • Gewicht: 488g
  • ISBN-13: 9780857521965
  • ISBN-10: 0857521969
  • Artikelnr.: 41480473
Autorenporträt
Anna Hope was born in Manchester and educated at Oxford University and RADA. She is the author of the acclaimed debut Wake.The Ballroom is her second novel, and is inspired by the true story of her great grand-father. Follow her on Twitter @Anna_Hope
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"Absolutely heart-breaking. One of the best books I've ever read" Dinah Jefferies, author of THE TEA-PLANTER'S WIFE