Description - The Ballroom by Anna Hope
A RICHARD AND JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK AUTUMN 2016 'Absolutely heart-breaking. One of the best books I?ve ever read' DINAH JEFFRIES, author of The Tea-Planter's Wife 'Compelling, elegant and insightful' Observer'Beautifully wrought, tender, heartbreaking' Sunday Express 5/5'Moving, fascinating' Times'A tender and absorbing love story' Daily Mail'Unsentimental and affecting' Sunday Times'Exquisitely good' Metro1911- Inside an asylum at the edge of the Yorkshire moors,where men and women are kept apartby high walls and barred windows,there is a ballroom vast and beautiful.For one bright evening every weekthey come together and dance.When John and Ella meetIt is a dance that will changetwo lives forever.Set over the heatwave summer of 1911, the end of the Edwardian era, THE BALLROOM is a historical love story. It tells a page-turning tale of dangerous obsession, of madness and sanity, and of who gets to decide which is which.
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Format: Paperback / softback
(230mm x 151mm x 26mm)
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
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Author Biography - Anna Hope
ANNA HOPE was born in Manchester and educated at Oxford University and RADA. THE BALLROOM is inspired by the true story of her great-great-grand-father. She is the author of the acclaimed debut novel WAKE. Follow her on Twitter @Anna_Hope
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