The Ballroom

  • by Anna Hope
  • Narrated by Daniel Weyman
  • 9 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

By the acclaimed author of Wake: Where love is your only escape....
Nineteen-eleven: Inside an asylum at the edge of the Yorkshire moors, where men and women are kept apart by high walls and barred windows, there is a ballroom vast and beautiful. For one bright evening every week they come together and dance.
When John and Ella meet it is a dance that will change two lives forever.
Set over the heatwave summer of 1911, the end of the Edwardian era, The Ballroom is a tale of unlikely love and dangerous obsession, of madness and sanity, and of who gets to decide which is which.

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brilliant summer read

Where does The Ballroom rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

I enjoyed the book and found I could not put it down.
I especially enjoyed the authors explanation at the end of where she got the idea.


What was one of the most memorable moments of The Ballroom?

I could not pick one thing.....I enjoyed all the characters


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- Julie

Beautifully read

I absolutely loved this book. An unusual love story set in an asylum back in 1911. The reader, Daniel Weyman, bought the characters to life and at points I was almost holding my breathe to listen.
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- Sue

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-02-2016
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Limited