About this book
Paperback edition of the poignant love story, from the bestselling author of "Suite Francaise". Sweeping and panoramic, this tale set in the early 20th century ranges from the Ukraine to Paris. The hardback sold over 15,000 copies. 'Written with tremendous assurance and finesse,' "Sunday Times"
Ada grows up motherless in the Jewish pogroms of a Ukrainian city in the early years of the twentieth century. In the same city, Harry Sinner, the cosseted son of a city financier, belongs to a very different world. Eventually, in search of a brighter future, Ada moves to Paris and makes a living painting scenes from the world she has left behind.