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In 1941, newlywed Nerys Watkins accompanies her husband to a missionary posting in the exotic lakeside city of Srinagar, where she is swept up in a liaison that completely changes her life, a transformation that is explored by a descendant generations later.
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'An epic tale ... A complicated entanglement of family secrets, love during wartime and dangerous liaisons. For fans of Maggie O’Farrell.' (Red Magazine)
'A superbly researched and vivid evocation of wartime Kashmir and Ladakh.' (The Daily Mail)
'A spellbinding tale. Beautifully written, honest and compassionate...a delight from start to finish.' (The Daily Express)
'A superbly written novel, marvellously descriptive and especially evocative of the war years ... a gorgeous treat.' (Choice magazine)
"Thomas's novels are beautifully written." --"Marie Claire"
"A master storyteller." --"Cosmopolitan"
"Rosie Thomas writes with beautiful, effortless prose, and shows a rare compassion and a real understanding of the nature of love." --"The Times""
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Book Description Brand: Thorndike Press, 2013. Hardcover. Condition: BRAND NEW. Seller Inventory # 1410459268_abe_bn