It s hard to know when a revolution has actually begun. React too soon and you could end up losing your job, your family, even your life. But go on like nothing has happened and you might lose the initiative, end up on the wrong side of history... This is a novel about an ordinary family, a family living in a provincial English town, a family whose roots lie on the other side of Europe in Poland and who struggle against events that batter them from afar. Sweetest Enemy is the long-awaited sequel to The Black Madonna of Derby and it continues the story of the Baran family throughout the 1980s and 1990s. Discover how the rise of Solidarity in Poland affects them, how ghosts from the past continue to hold their influence over the living and how long-lost relatives return to wreak havoc.