The novel traces a pair of young academics, Roland Michell and Maud Bailey, as they uncover a clandestine love affair between two long-dead Victorian poets. Interwoven in a mesmerizing pastiche are love letters and fair...
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"A middle-aged Caribbean writer searches for purpose in mid-life, after the death of her father, the departure of her children, and a failed marriage. In her last throw of the dice, she applies for a one-year fellowship...
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In the far north of Italy lies the valley of the ice-cream makers: about a dozen villages where, for generations, people have specialised in making ice cream. Giuseppe Talamini claims it was actually invented here. Every...
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Henry Gold is a poet whose rise from poverty embodies the American dream. Margot Fuller is the daughter of a prominent, wealthy family. Twenty-one years after they were driven apart by circumstances beyond their control,...
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"When famed Byronesque poet Hugh de Bonne is discovered dead in his bath one morning, his cousin Robert Highstead, a post-mortem photographer, is charged with a simple task: transport Hugh's remains for burial in a chape...
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