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Author(s): Sarah Hall

Location(s): The Lake District

Genre(s): Historical, Romance

Era(s): 1930s



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A close knit farming community is pulled apart when the Manchester Water Board wants to flood the area to create a reservoir. A majestic first novel of love and intrigue set amongst the sweep of the Fells.

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‘First impression: here is a new writer of show-stopping genius; everyone should buy this novel… I stand by my original impressions. Go forth and buy; prepare to weep’. Helen Falconer, Guardian

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