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Ascension

Steven Galloway

RRP: £7.99

1 February 2010

Published by Atlantic Books

ISBN: 9781843547525

RRP: £6.99

1 June 2012

Published by Atlantic Books

ISBN: 9780857898555

From the beloved, award-winning, bestselling author of The Cellist of Sarajevo, a beautiful, suspense-filled novel

As a young Romany boy in Transylvania in the early years of the twentieth century, Salvo Usari’s mother and father are killed in a tragic fire. Forced to flee his village, leaving his brother and sister behind him, Salvo embarks on a lifetime’s odyssey that takes him through the dark forests of his homeland, to the bustling streets of Budapest – where he learns the skills of a wire-walker – and eventually to the United States. There he is reunited with his family, finds fame, and eventually risks everything to perform one final – death-defying – high wire act, as he walks between the twin towers of the World Trade Center…

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