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In eighteenth-century London, women whisper of a hidden apothecary shop and its mysterious owner. Nella, who sells well-disguised poisons to use against the oppressive men in their lives. Nella's dark world is no place for her newest patron, a precocious twelve-year old named Eliza Fanning, but their unexpected bond sparks a string of consequences that echoes through the centuries.
Captain Bruno Correges is not simply the Chief of Police - he is the only police officer in sleepy St. Denis, a town in France's beautiful Dordogne region.
Summary: A #1 New York Times Bestseller. The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime story of one man’s coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed. Trevor illuminates his curious world with an incisive wit and unflinching honesty. His stories weave together to form a moving and searingly funny portrait of a boy making his way through a damaged world in a dangerous time, armed only with a keen sense of humor and a mother’s unconventional, unconditional love.