Publication Date: 02/05/2019 ISBN: 9781783784844 Category:

The Heavens

Sandra Newman

Publisher: Granta Books
Publication Date: 02/05/2019 ISBN: 9781783784844 Category:
Hardback

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A STORY OF LOVE COMPLICATED BY TIME TRAVEL

‘What a wonderful, strange, terrifying, brilliant novel this is’ Kamila Shamsie, author of Home Fire

New York, 2000.
Kate and Ben meet at a party and immediately fall in love. It is the first year of the new millennium, the first year without a war anywhere in the world. The United Nations has just planted its flag on Mars, and a Green Party senator is about to become the first female president of the United States. Kate falls asleep, knowing that she is loved.

London, 1593.
Kate wakes as Emilia – the mistress of a nobleman – and finds the plague at her door. Afflicted by premonitions of a burnt and lifeless city, she sets out to save the world. Each decision she makes will change her life with Ben forever.

A story of love and alternate universes, madness and time travel, The Heavens is a dream bound up in a strange awakening; it is a bewitching novel of what we have lost, and what we might yet be able to save.

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