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Europa Editions UK to launch international number 1 bestseller and unforgettable novel Fresh Water for Flowers
Europa Editions UK is to work with Midas PR to launch the paperback of international sensation Fresh Water for Flowers by award-winning author Valérie Perrin in June.
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“Six hundred pages sound long, but this deeply human take on a medieval city and its commerce and aspirations, its violent battles and small intimacies, never feels that way. This sweeping work is as impressive as the cathedral at its center.”
— Publishers’ Weekly - starred, Jun 22 2021
“With intersecting plots about the construction of an enormous church in medieval Alsace, Hopkins has constructed a clever commentary on the ironies of history. He shows how a trading empire can have his roots in something as simple as the theft of a wig, and how forbidden...
— The New York Times Book Review / Editor’s Choice, Jun 22 2021
“Simply and thrillingly, no more or less than a sprawling gothic epic.”
— The TLS, Jun 22 2021
“Another historical novel that took my eye was Cathedral by Ben Hopkins. This adventure, full of intrigue, is set around a religious monument built in the German town of Hagenburg in the 13th century.”
— The Independent, Jun 22 2021
“A memorable tapestry of politics, religion and conflicting human desires.”
— The Sunday Times, Jun 22 2021
“I haven’t been able to put this down! It’s such a great read and it contains so much! Politics and religion, the birth of an artistic sensibility, the rise of global trade, sassy women, fascinating and original characters.”
— BBC Radio 4, Jun 22 2021
“A rollercoaster of medieval life with intrigue, corruption, and power struggles on the one hand, beautifully balanced by integrity, artistic vision and the small joys of ordinary life. A treat for lockdown days.”
— Catherine Dunne, Jun 22 2021
“A varied cast of hugely engaging characters jostles for status, rising and falling according to the whims of pirates and Popes. An immersive read that rattles along at a cracking pace.”