The Transit of Venus  


The Transit of Venus
Penguin Classics | November 27, 2021 | 384 pages
ISBN: 9780143135654

"The Transit of Venus tells the story of two orphan sisters, Caroline and Grace Bell, as they leave Australia to start a new life in postwar England. What happens to these young women--seduction and abandonment, marriage and widowhood, love and betrayal--becomes as moving and wonderful and yet as predestined as the transits of the planets themselves"--