A Place Called Winter: Costa Shortlisted 2015
By Patrick Gale
If you’ve never read a Patrick Gale, stop now and pick up this book. From the author of the bestselling NOTES FROM AN EXHIBITION comes an irresistible, searching and poignant historical novel of love, relationships, secrets and escapeTweet
This book is fantastic - starting in a repressed button-down London, Harry Cane tries desperately to live a quiet life and be respectable, until the discovery of a scandal forces him to leave behind everyone he knows and start a new life in a harsh and unforgiving homestead in Canada.
Along the way he discovers real love, friendship, and what it means to be strong.
The descriptions are beautiful, the characters unforgettable, and the hardships heartbreaking. Read it.