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The history girl

13 July 2013

9:00 AM

13 July 2013

9:00 AM

Hunters in the Snow Daisy Hildyard

Cape, pp.296, £16.99, ISBN: 9780224097444

Ronald Knox, found awake aged four by a nanny, was asked what he was thinking about, and he replied ‘the past’. I thought of this when reading Hunters in the Snow, since the author is so young, and the time-scale of the book so long. This is a truly dazzling first novel.

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