Transit of Venus

by Shirley Hazzard

The Transit of Venus

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Two Australian sisters come to post-war England to seek their fortunes. Caro's life is one of passion and betrayal, while her sister Grace seems to have a happy marriage. Over the course of decades, the lives of the sisters and their suitors intertwine in a plot full of secrets, love and death.

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