Jane Rusbridge Author of The Devils Music and Rook


A Guardian Readers’ Book of the Year



‘what marks out Rusbridge’s novel is the passion with which she writes about her native Sussex and its more ancient landscapes’

The Independent

‘An exquisitely written, atmospheric and deeply affecting novel’

Susan Elliot Wright

Rusbridge’s sympathetic and respectful handling of a sensitive issue conveys an emotional impact that resonates long after the closing pages’ Times Literary Supplement 

‘Rusbridge’s poetic phrasing and symbolic complexity renders the writing incantatory and impressionistic’

Alan Bowden Words of Mercury

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Publisher   Bloomsbury  ISBN: 978 1 4088 3135 9