New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2010, c2009.
1st U.S. ed.
379 p. ; 24 cm.
Originally published: Australia : Hamish Hamilton, 2009.
Olivier is the traumatized child of aristocratic survivors of the French Revolution. Parrot is the motherless son of an itinerant English printer. They are born on different sides of history, but their lives will be connected in the United States by an enigmatic one-armed marquis.