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  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin (1 Feb. 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0141015020
  • ISBN-13: 978-0141015026
  • Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 2 x 19.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 32,066 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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`An extraordinary novel' Guardian

`A marvellous richness of texture ... to be in the hands such an accomplished write is a great pleasure' Spectator

`Vivid and exciting ... Dunmore creates a beautiful sense of stillness ... she conveys a passion for Finland's icy landscape' Observer

`Eeva is a glittering character' The Times

`A portrait of a country at war is brilliantly achieved ... a spellbinding tale' Red

`Extraordinary ... combines a luminous delicacy of observation with raw emotional power to haunting effect' Sunday Telegraph

`Beautifully written ... a story about us all' Evening Standard

`Part love story, part tragedy ... Dunmore on dazzling form. Everyone should read her work' Independent on Sunday

'Outstanding, a sheer pleasure to read. Dunmore is a remarkable storyteller' Daily Mail

About the Author

Helen Dunmore has published eight 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 Eye; The Siege, which was shortlisted for the 2001 Whitbread Novel of the Year Award and for the Orange Prize for Fiction 2002; and Mourning Ruby. She is also a poet, children's novelist and short-story writer.


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