Published by Viking, London; 2005. 8vo. This 1st/1st UK edition is Signed by the author on the title page and is in Fine condition, with its original rich blue boards and gold gilt lettering to the spine. Inside this copy has bright, tightly bound leaves and appears unread. The dustjacket is also in Fine condition, free of any wear or blemishes and unclipped. This book tells the tale of two sisters who must put aside a lifelong fued in order to save their father from marrying a gold-digging woman half his age from the Ukraine. A perfect copy of the author's first novel, which was short listed for the 2005 Orange Prize and long listed for the Man Booker Prize in 2005.