All of You Every Single One by Beatrice Hitchman
Set in Vienna, Austria, in the 1900s with lesbian main characters... All of You Every Single One is an epic novel about family, freedom and how true love might survive impossible odds.
'I know,' he says, 'too much. You'll learn to be too much, too.' Then, gently, 'I think it might help.'
When Julia flees her unhappy marriage for the handsome tailor Eve Perret, she expects her life from now on will be a challenge, not least because the year is 1911. They leave everything behind to settle in Vienna, but their happiness is increasingly diminished by Julia's longing for a child.
Ada Bauer's wealthy industrialist family have sent her to Dr Freud in the hope that he can fix her mutism and do so without a scandal. But help will soon come for Ada from an unexpected quarter and change many lives irrevocably.
'The story flows with epic majesty... a rich and dynamic narrative expertly told; authentic characters skilfully shaped with genuine empathy; and beautifully crafted historical descriptions written with superb grace.' - Laura Carlin, author of Requiem for a Knave
'A gorgeous trip across time and identity, through war and fascism, to show how people make new families and find ways to love each other.' - Kate Pullinger
'For all its big themes, this novel never stops being tender. Hitchman has beautifully captured the ebb and flow of long-term relationships, from first lust, to the pathos of familiarity ... gorgeously written on every single page.' - Katie Ward, author of Girl Reading
Imprint: Serpent's Tail
Publication Date: 4/8/22