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From the Suffolk countryside to the old Basque towns of Spain, Emma Darwin’s unforgettable debut tells the astoundingly moving story of Stephen, a veteran of Waterloo, whose suffering and secret lost happiness is transformed by love. Gorgeously written, fascinating and engrossing, THE MATHEMATICS OF LOVE is a sexy, heartbreaking, glorious novel by a major new literary star.

Reviews

'Fascinating.... If you're in a book club torn between lovers of 19th-century and modern fiction, The Mathematics of Love may be just the thing to square the circle... hauntingly beautiful'
<i>Washington Post</i>
'This is that rare thing, a book that works on every conceivable level... an uncommonly good read'
<i>The Times</i>