One snowy night in Toronto, the famous actor Arthur Leander dies on stage whilst performing the role of a lifetime. That same evening a deadly virus touches down in North America. The world will never be the same. Twenty years later Kirsten, an actress in the Travelling Symphony, performs Shakespeare in the settlements that have grown up since the collapse. But then her newly hopeful world is threatened. Winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award and finalist for the National Book Award and PEN/Faulkner Award.
- Pages: 384
- Dimensions: 198x129mm