The Gustav Sonata
The consistently brilliant Rose Tremain never fails to delight and this year she joins us to talk about her latest novel, The Gustav Sonata. Set in Switzerland after the Second World War, this is a story of betrayal, the struggle for happiness and the healing power of friendship.
‘…beautifully rendered, and magnificent in scope. It glows with mastery.’ Ian McEwan
In conversation with Tom Gatti, Culture Editor, New Statesman
With thanks to The Royal Literary Fund
Rose Tremain’s bestselling novels have been published in thirty countries and have won many awards, including the Orange Prize (The Road Home), the Whitbread Novel of the Year (Music & Silence) and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize (Sacred Country); Restoration was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Rose Tremain was made a CBE in 2007 and was appointed Chancellor of the University of East Anglia in 2013.