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- DescriptionFox, as the celebrated composer Harry Fox-Talbot is kwn, wants to be left in peace. His beloved wife has died, he's unable to write a te of music, and , he does t want to take up some blasted hobby. Then one day he discovers that his troublesome four-year-old grandson is a pia prodigy. The music returns and Fox is compelled to re-engage with life - and, ultimately, to confront an old family rift. Decades earlier, Fox and his brothers return to Hartgrove Hall after the war, determined to save their once grand home from ruin. But on the last night of 1946, the arrival of beautiful wartime singer Edie Rose tangles the threads of love and duty, which leads to a shattering betrayal. With poignancy, lyricism and humour, Natasha Solomons tells a captivating tale of passion and music, of roots, ancient songs and stalgia for the old ways, of the ties that bind us to family and home and the ones we are prepared to sever. Here is the story of a man who discovers joy and creative renewal in the aftermath of grief and learns that it is never too late to seek forgiveness.
- Author BiographyNatasha Solomons is the author of the internationally bestselling Mr Rosenblum's List, The Novel in the Viola, which was chosen for the Richard & Judy Book Club, and The Gallery of Vanished Husbands. Natasha lives in Dorset with her son and her husband with whom she also writes screenplays. Her novels have been translated into 17 languages.
- Author(s)Natasha Solomons
- PublisherHodder & Stoughton General Division
- Date of Publication02/07/2015
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Out-of-print date01/03/2017
- Weight426 g
- Width136 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine30 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (UK)
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