Edition: First printing.
London: Harper Collins, (2001) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - 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. SIGNED on the title page. 404 pp. Illustrated endpapers. ISBN: 0-00-7108257.
Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (usual toning to the pages) .