A Girl in Winter

£9.99

This compelling story of Katherine Lind and Robin Fennel, of winter and summer, of war and peace, of exile and holidays, is memorable for its compassionate precision and for the curious and unmistakable distinction of its writing.

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Lose yourself in this wintry tale of young love by the ‘best-loved English poet of the past 100 years.’ (Sunday Times)

Katherine Lind is a refugee who has become a librarian in a wartime Northern town. One winter’s day, she receives a telegram: and her thoughts drift back to falling in love with her pen-pal, Robin Fennel, on a glorious summer exchange. But on his return from the army, their reunion is not what they imagined …

‘Beautiful.’ Nina Stibbe
‘Remarkable . Diffused poetry.’ Simon Garfield
‘Highly sensitive . Reminiscent of Virginia Woolf.’ Joyce Carol Oates
‘Funny and profoundly sad.’ Andrew Motion
‘The best-loved English poet of the past 100 years.’ Sunday Times

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Weight 0.218 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 1.5 cm
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