A Natural History

Cover for Penguin Books Canada.


This novel, set in mid-nineteenth-century Yorkshire, is at once a romance, a work of historical fiction, and a tale of scientific intrigue, interweaving the lives of fictional characters with actual persons and occurrences of the time.

Cover art by John Atkinson Grimshaw (1836-93), Hull Docks by Night, courtesy of Christie’s Images/Bridgeman Art Library (image CH 34915).