Birdsong told the story of the First World War; Atonement described the Second. Now there is The Mathematics of Love.
From the Suffolk countryside to the old Basque towns of Spain, Emma Darwin's unforgettable debut tells the astoundingly moving story of Stephen, a veteran of Waterloo, whose suffering and secret lost happiness is transformed by love.
Gorgeously written, fascinating and engrossing, The Mathematics of Love is a sexy, heartbreaking, glorious novel by a major new literary star.
'Fascinating!. If you're in a book club torn between lovers of 19th-century and modern fiction, The Mathematics of Love may be just the thing to square the circle... hauntingly beautiful' -- Washington Post 'This is that rare thing, a book that works on every conceivable level... an uncommonly good read' -- The Times
Emma Darwin was born in 1964 and brought up in London, Manhattan and Brussels. THE MATHEMATICS OF LOVE is her first novel.