"With Maeve Binchy's talent for interconnected stories, and her tendency toward the sentimental, Holthe is not afraid to enter darker the waters in which her characters sometimes swim but often drown. A talent to watch."
Holthe shifts from the World War II-era Filipino setting of her richly original debut novel (When the Elephants Dance
, 2001) to the contemporary Riviera in this novel of linked stories about characters whose lives jostle and sometimes collide along the French-Italian train line to Cannes.
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