About this book
A new novel by the Booker-shortlisted author Roberts, set in wartime France. 2 girls grow up side by side in the Catholic village of Ste Madeleine, but their worlds could not be more different. One is the daughter of a grocer, the other the daughter of a Jewish washerwoman. When war falls out of the sky, the forces that divide the girls threatens to overwhelm their friendship. With appeal to fans of Irene Nemirovsky and Sebastian Faulks.
The explosive new novel by Booker-shortlisted author Michele Roberts, set in wartime France