A RICHARD AND JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK AUTUMN 2016. "Absolutely heart-breaking. One of the best books I've ever read". (DINAH JEFFERIES, author of The Tea-Planter's Wife). "Compelling, elegant and insightful". (Observer). "Beautifully wrought, tender, heartbreaking". (Sunday Express 5/5). "Moving, fascinating". (Times). "A tender and absorbing love story". (Daily Mail). "Unsentimental and affecting". (Sunday Times). "Exquisitely good". (Metro). 1911: Inside an asylum at the edge of the Yorkshire moors, where men and women are kept apart by high walls and barred windows, there is a ballroom vast and beautiful.
For one bright evening every week they come together and dance.
When John and Ella meet It is a dance that will change two lives forever.
Set over the heatwave summer of 1911, the end of the Edwardian era, THE BALLROOM is a historical love story.
It tells a page-turning tale of dangerous obsession, of madness and sanity, and of who gets to decide which is which.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 352 pages
- Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/09/2016
- Category: First World War fiction
- ISBN: 9780552779470
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