During one long, hot summer, five-year-old Pea and her little sister Margot play alone in the meadow behind their house, in a small village in Southern France. Then Pea meets Claude, a man who seems to love the meadow as she does. Pea believes that she and Margot have found a friend, maybe even a new papa. But why do the villagers view Claude with suspicion?
Über den Autor
Claire King has found success and acclaim with her prize-winning short stories. Having graduated from Cambridge she now lives and works in France. The Night Rainbow is her first novel. www.claire-king.com @ckingwriter
A debut novel set in the south of France, by a prize-winning short story writer. Tells the captivating story of Pea (Peony to her English mother, Pivoine to her French father), the world she creates to win back her mother's love, and the stranger she trusts to save them both. Elegantly written, haunting, and incredibly gripping, this is a novel about innocence and experience, grief and compassion, and the dangers of an overactive imagination.