A gorgeous historical novel inspired by an iconic symbol of Italy, from the grand dame of the genre. Evocative and full of passion, Tilt is perfect for fans of the romantic era.
Pisa, 1299. In the male-dominated world of Renaissance Italy, an ambitious young woman named Netta is the last in the line of the great Pisano family of sculptors and stone- carvers. Determined to throw off the impending shackles of marriage and motherhood, Netta sets out to take up her family's legacy and right the blunder that would one day become Italy's engineering marvel and a wonder of the world.
Mary Hoffman has written over 90 books for children of all ages. She was made an Honorary Fellow of the Library Association in 1998 for her work with children and was nominated for the post of Children's Laureate in 2011-2013. Her bestselling books have received huge praise, including David which was shortlisted for both the Costa Award and the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize. Mary lives in Oxfordshire.
Children’s & educational
Paperback - B format
8 - 13
Children's, Teenage & educational