Lila, homeless and alone after years of roaming the countryside, steps inside a small-town Iowa church – the only available shelter from the rain – and ignites a romance and a debate that will reshape her life.
‘A sumptuous, graceful and ultimately life-affirming novel.’ Independent on Sunday
‘Robinson is frequently named as one of America’s most significant writers . . . Her questioning books express wonder: they are enlightening, in the best sense’ Guardian
Life with Aunt Sylvie
Once in a blue moon an encounter with a new book can be like falling in love – you just know, instinctively, that you’ve found a voice that’s entirely sympathetic, and that you want to spend...Read more