By Emma Darwin
The arithmetic of Love is a poignant chronicle of 2 humans, separated through centuries, whose lives—amazingly, impossibly—become interwoven in a super tapestry of tragedy, reminiscence, and time. Following exchange yet in detail hooked up stories—of a curious, promiscuous teen in her season of exile and awakening within the English nation-state in 1976, and a nineteenth-century soldier broken at the fields of Waterloo, suffering to discover his as far back as lifestyles with the aid of a compassionate, awesome woman—Emma Darwin's breathtaking narrative brilliantly conjures up the horrors of battle, the ache of loss, the warmth of ardour, and the iconic energy of affection.
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