Author: Nino Haratischvili
Translators: Charlotte Collins and Ruth Martin
Staff Pick! Ant says...
Nino Haratischvili’s ‘The Eighth Life’ tells the story of a Georgian family’s history that spans the ‘red century’ with romance, grace and immense power. The reader follows the characters through ballrooms, war zones and the hills of Georgia as they orbit and collide with one another’s lives. Haratischvili sets up generation-defining moments with poetic language and deft storytelling that never loses pace. A remarkable read, order one to your door and hunker down!