Captivating account of a young woman’s life in pre-war Spain and Morocco.
‘Beguiling. A richly satisfying novel’ Financial Times
‘An Engrossing Tale of love and war’ Woman and Home
‘One of those rare, richly textured novels that enthrall down to the last page. Maria Duenas reminds us how it feels to be swept away by a masterful storyteller’ Historical Novels Review
‘A wonderful novel, in the old and good tradition, with intrigue, love, mystery’ Mario Vargas Llosa, recipient of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature