WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE
A visionary work of fiction with “echoes of Sebald [and] Kundera . . . [There’s] no better travel companion in these turbulent, fanatical times” (The Guardian).
A seventeenth-century Dutch anatomist discovers the Achilles tendon by dissecting his own amputated leg. Chopin’s heart is carried back to Warsaw in secret by his adoring sister. A woman must return to her native Poland in order