Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format)
New York: The New Press, (2006). First edition - A story of obsession set on the coast of Sweden during World War I, as a naval officer is willing to do anything to maintain his two lives - one with a fascination for an illiterate young widow living on the rocky isle of Halsskar, unaware even that the world is at war - and also with his reserved and elegant wife. Translated from the Swedish by Laurie Thompson. 404 pp.
Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.