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  • Published: 4 July 2012
  • ISBN: 9780670919345
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $19.99

Great House




Shortlisted for the Orange Prize for fiction 2011 - an astonishing new novel from the bestselling author of The History of Love

In New York a woman spends a night with a young Chilean poet before he departs, leaving her his desk. Later, he is arrested by Pinochet's secret police ... In north london, a man caring for his dying wife discovers a lock of hair that unravels a terrible secret ... In Jerusalem, an antiques dealer reassembles his father's study, plundered by the Nazis. One item remains missing ...

Spanning continets and decades, weaving an intricate web of its characters' lives, Great House tells a soaring story of love, loss and survival against the odds.

  • Published: 4 July 2012
  • ISBN: 9780670919345
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $19.99

About the author

Nicole Krauss

Nicole Krauss was born in New York in 1974. Her first novel, Man Walks Into a Room, also to be published by Penguin, was shortlisted for the Los Angeles Times Book Award. Her fiction has appeared in the New Yorker, Esquire and Best American Short Stories. The History of Love has been translated into more than twenty-five languages. Nicole Krauss lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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