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Following her critically acclaimed debut novel, Wake, Anna Hope delivers a searing story of forbidden love on the Yorkshire moors—with England at the precipice of World War I. Download and start listening now!


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  • The Ballroom successfully blends historical research with emotional intelligence to explore the tensions and trials of the human condition with grace and insight. New York Times Book Review
  • Part historical novel and part romance, The Ballroom paints an incredibly rich portrait of the mentally stable forced to live in an asylum. [Anna] Hope transports readers inside the asylum, to feel the thick humidity of the stale summer air of the day room, and the gritty and brutal reality inside those walls. Booklist
  • A compelling cast of emotionally resonant characters, as well as a bittersweet climax, render Hope’s second novel a powerful, memorable experience. Publishers Weekly
  • Hope’s writing is consistently beautiful. . . . Recommended for readers who enjoy historical fiction by Sarah Waters or Emma Donoghue. Library Journal
  • A beautifully wrought novel, a tender, heartbreaking and insightful exploration of the longings that survive in the most inhospitable environments. Sunday Express
  • The Ballroom has all the intensity and lyricism of [Anna] Hope’s debut, Wake. At its heart is a tender and absorbing love story. Daily Mail
  • Compelling and masterful . . . Anna Hope has proven once again that she is a luminary in historical fiction. . . . She delivers profound, poignant narratives that stir the emotions. Yorkshire Post
  • As with Hope’s highly acclaimed debut novel, Wake, the writing is elegant and insightful; she writes beautifully about human emotion, landscape and weather. The Observer
  • A brilliantly moving meditation on what it means to be ‘insane’ in a cruel world . . . All the characters are vividly and sensitively drawn. . . . Deeply moving. The Irish Times
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