Head of Zeus is delighted to offer reading groups the chance to read and review The Weather Woman, the rich and atmospheric new novel from prize-winning author Sally Gardner, set in the 18th century between the two great Frost Fairs.
About The Weather Woman
Neva Friezland is born into a world of trickery and illusion, where fortunes can be won and lost on the turn of a card. She is also born with an extraordinary gift: she can predict the weather. In Regency England, where the proper goal for a gentlewoman is marriage and only God knows the weather this is dangerous. It is also potentially very lucrative.
In order to debate with the men of science and move about freely, Neva adopts a sophisticated male disguise. She foretells the weather from inside an automaton created by her brilliant clockmaker father.
But what will happen when the disguised Neva falls
in love with a charismatic young man? It can be very dangerous to be ahead of your time. Especially as a woman.
How to get involved
To be in with a chance of winning 10 copies of The Weather Woman for your reading group, please complete this survey by Tuesday 19 July. Successful groups will receive their books shortly after this date.
Please note, group members will be expected to share a review in exchange for their free copy within eight weeks of receiving the book. Please do not pitch if you cannot commit to this.
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