Barbara J. Zitwer is an international literary agent. She graduated from Columbia Film School and, prior to working in publishing, she produced films including Vampire's Kiss with Nicolas Cage. Zitwer co-wrote the play Paper Doll about Jacqueline Susann. She lives in New York City with her husband and their two dogs. This is her first novel.
This is Ecott at his best. His prose is incisive and elegiac. From the book's opening line we are there among the gannets, the pilot whales and sea-butted cliffs, wrestling with the winds and the enigma that is this Land of Maybe. Absorbing stuff, full of the ancient lore and very modern predicaments that daily beset the proud Faroese on their rocky outpost.' >