Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.
New York: Plume (Dutton), (2002.). Second novel by the author of 'Girl with a Pearl Earring.' Set in London, in the early years of the 20th century, beginning with the death of Queen Victoria, this is a story of friendship, of sexual awakening, of class divides, and of changes coming both to society and to the certainities held by many. Unusual in its use of many voices - some only very occasional - to tell the story. 324 pp. ISBN: 0-452-283205.
Condition: Very good (prev owner's name.)