Trespass (Paperback)Valerie Martin (author)
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Major new novel from the 2003 Orange Prize-winning author of PROPERTY
Toby and Salome are a young, modern couple living in New York, but their backgrounds are world apart. He is a middle-class all-American boy from a family of academics; she is a Croatian refugee raised in New Orleans.
When Salome unexpectedly becomes pregnant, they decide to spend their lives together and hastily marry. But finding a way to reconcile their families and pasts proves a difficult task. Toby's mother's deep-seated mistrust of Salome causes tension, leaving her unable to accept her new daughter-in-law. But Salome' s past, full of dangerous secrets, is more horrifying than any of them could imagine - and the violence that destroyed her homeland is far from over...
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 254 g
Dimensions: 132 x 199 x 25 mm
resonant and rewarding * SUNDAY TIMES *
This lucid, beautifully written novel explores ideas of territory and ownership to great effect * DAILY TELEGRAPH *
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