From the Back Cover
`Thrilling ... a book to read in one enthralling sitting' The
`A writer of quiet deadly power ... it takes two paragraphs to hook you.
Don't resist' Time Out
`Dunmore's capacity for hauntingly psychological storytelling is on
brilliant display' Sunday Times
`Flies off the page, startling the reader with its brilliance' Financial
`Electrifying' Daily Mail
About the Author
Helen Dunmore has published nine novels with Penguin: Zennor in
Darkness, which won the McKitterick Prize; Burning Bright; A Spell of
Winter, which won the Orange Prize; Talking to the Dead; Your Blue-Eyed
Boy; With Your Crooked Heart; The Siege, which was shortlisted for the 2001
Whitbread Novel of the Year Award and for the Orange Prize for Fiction
2002; Mourning Ruby and House of Orphans. She is also a poet, children's
novelist and short-story writer.