Doubleday 1 August 2007 h/b
1992: Leo Deakin wakes up in a hospital somewhere in South America. His girlfriend Eleni is dead and Leo doesn’t know where he is or how she died. He blames himself for the tragedy and is sucked into a spiral of despair. But Leo is about to discover something that will change his life for ever.
1917: Moritz Daniecki is a fugitive from a Siberian POW camp. Seven thousand kilometres separate him from his village and his sweetheart, whose memory has kept him alive through carnage and captivity. The Great War may be over, but Moritz now faces a perilous journey over a continent riven by civil war. When he finally limps back into his village to claim the hand of the woman he left behind, will she still be waiting?
Danny Scheinmann was born in Manchester and is a writer, actor and storyteller. He lives in London with his wife and three children.
“Really is as special as its press suggests…beautifully told…an amazingly assured debut.” Sunday Express