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Review '* 'Louis de Bernleres is in the direct line that runs through Dickens and Evelyn Waugh... he has only to look into his world, one senses, for it to rush into reality, colours and touch and taste' - Evening Standard * 'An emotional, funny, stunning novel which swings with wide smoothnes s between joy and bleakness, personal lives and history... it's lyrical and angry, satirical and earnest' - Observer * 'A master of haunted realism. His best novel yet. He deals with death and love and tragedy... This is a novel to be prized' - Daily Mail' --This text refers to the Paperback edition. Read more About the Author Louis de Berni?res is the best-selling author of Captain Corelli?s Mandolin, which won the Commonwealth Writers? Prize, Best Book in 1995. His most recent books are The Dust That Falls From Dreams, Birds Without Wings and A Partisan?s Daughter, a collection of stories, Notwithstanding, and a collection of poetry, Imagining Alexandria. Read more See all Editorial Reviews