Madensky Square (Paperback)
  • Madensky Square (Paperback)
zoom

Madensky Square (Paperback)

(author), (author of introduction)
1 Review Sign in to write a review
£8.99
Paperback 288 Pages / Published: 06/08/2020
  • In stock

Available

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect

A whip-smart observation of the passions and tragedies behind daily life, Eva Ibbotson's Madensky Square is a classic snapshot of Viennese life before WWI, with a new introduction from Laura Wood.

Susanna Weber's dress shop stands in the picturesque Madensky Square, a quiet little world of its own, nestled in the heart of glittering pre-war Vienna.

As the winter of 1910 unfurls into spring, Susanna starts a journal about life in the Square, about the buildings and their colourful inhabitants. There's Frau Schumacher, with six daughters and a baby on the way, Professor Starsky and his menagerie of sickly reptiles, an aging bookseller, a teenaged Anarchist, and little Sigi - an orphaned child prodigy forced to play the piano all day, every day.

And then there's her dear friend Alice, the only person who has noticed the heartbreak that hides beneath Susanna's brisk kindness and brilliant talent . . .

Discover more of Eva Ibbotson's sweeping historical romances in Magic Flutes, The Morning Gift, The Secret Countess, A Song for Summer and A Company of Swans, all with brand new introductions.

Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9781529023046
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 234 g
Dimensions: 196 x 131 x 23 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Discovering Eva Ibbotson's books is one of the nicest things that's ever happened to me. The most beautiful, delicious, wry read -- Marian Keyes
Sunshine and shadows, laughter and tears . . . the grace and gaiety of a Viennese waltz * Sunday Telegraph *
[Ibbotson] provides not only charm, but intelligent prose and a character with finely tuned sensibilities * Kirkus *
Her books are utterly delightful * Daily Mail *

You may also be interested in...

Lamentation
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Sisters Brothers
Added to basket
Beloved
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Master and Commander
Added to basket
An Echo in the Bone
Added to basket
The Leopard
Added to basket
Remarkable Creatures
Added to basket
Bring Up the Bodies
Added to basket
Heresy
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Sword Song
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
American Pastoral
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Harlequin
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Shogun
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Girl With a Pearl Earring
Added to basket
The Other Boleyn Girl
Added to basket
Dissolution
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback

“Perfect book to recommend...”

There is always a book that fits every mood and occasion, “ Madensky Square “ is one of them. It makes the reader take a pleasant journey to Vienna in the early 20th century with glamour, sophistication, music, drama... More

Paperback edition
3 similar books recommended
Helpful? Upvote 17

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.