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A privileged elder son, and stammeringly shy, Harry Cane has followed convention at every step. Even the beginnings of an illicit, dangerous affair do little to shake the foundations of his muted existence—until the shock of discovery and the threat of arrest cost him everything.

Forced to abandon his wife and child, Harry signs up for emigration to the newly colonized Canadian prairies. Remote and unforgiving, his allotted homestead in a place called Winter is a world away from the golden suburbs of turn-of-the-century Edwardian England. And yet it is here, isolated in a seemingly harsh landscape, under the threat of war, madness and an evil man of undeniable magnetism that the fight for survival will reveal in Harry an inner strength and capacity for love beyond anything he has ever known before.

In this exquisite journey of self-discovery, loosely based on a real life family mystery, Patrick Gale has created an epic, intimate human drama, both brutal and breathtaking. It is a novel of secrets, sexuality and, ultimately, of great love.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Patrick Gale has written a book which manages to be both tender and epic, and carries the unmistakeable tang of a true story. I loved it.”

    JoJo Moyes, New York Times bestselling author

  • “A mesmerising storyteller; this novel is written with intelligence and warmth.”

    Times (London)

  • “Neatly constructed and written in a prose of beautiful lucidity, Gale’s novel offers up an absorbing and often moving story.”

    Sunday Times (London)

  • A 2016 Walter Scott Prize Longlist Selection
  • A 2015 Costa Book Award Shortlist Selection
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