About this book
A novel set in Hamburg in 1946, in the British Occupied Zone, which tells of an affair between a British army officer's wife and a German widower. A film is in development with Ridley Scott.
Charged with overseeing the rebuilding of this devastated city and the de-Nazification of its defeated people, Colonel Lewis Morgan has requisitioned a fine house on the banks of the Elbe, where he will be joined by his grieving wife Rachael and only remaining son Edmund. This novel is set in post-war Germany.