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The Heavens, Hardback Book

The Heavens Hardback



A STORY OF LOVE COMPLICATED BY TIME TRAVEL'What a wonderful, strange, terrifying, brilliant novel this is' Kamila Shamsie, author of Home FireNew York, 2000.

Kate and Ben meet at a party and immediately fall in love.

It is the first year of the new millennium, the first year without a war anywhere in the world.

The United Nations has just planted its flag on Mars, and a Green Party senator is about to become the first female president of the United States.

Kate falls asleep, knowing that she is loved. London, 1593. Kate wakes as Emilia - the mistress of a nobleman - and finds the plague at her door.

Afflicted by premonitions of a burnt and lifeless city, she sets out to save the world.

Each decision she makes will change her life with Ben forever. A story of love and alternate universes, madness and time travel, The Heavens is a dream bound up in a strange awakening; it is a bewitching novel of what we have lost, and what we might yet be able to save.


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