• María Dueñas is a true storyteller. Read this book and prepare to be transported

    Kate Morton, author of, The House at Riverton
  • María Dueñas's ambitious debut belongs to that increasingly rare genre: the historical epic...a richly satisfying novel

    David Evans, Financial Times
  • A magnificent novel that flawlessly brings together history and intrigue

    Juan Gómez-Jurado, author of, The Moses Expedition
  • A wonderful novel with intrigue, love, mystery and tender, audacious and clean-cut characters

    Mario Vargas Llosa
  • A literary cocktail that mixes adventure, espionage, glamour, aristocracy and passion

    La Vanguardia
  • How can a novel be both cruel and tender, dark and luminous all at the same time, and keep the reader glued to its pages with a complex, captivating narrative? María Dueñas's novel manages to make this possible with a tale that is destined to become a literary classic

    Javier Sierra, bestselling author of, The Secret Supper and The Lady in Blue

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