Louise Longo

French of Sicilian origin, Louise Longo had spent 13 years at sea with her husband, Bernard. They had been separated for two years before getting back together on the ill-fated voyage that Bernard and their daughter did not survive. She then went to live in Paris. Alison Anderson is the author of Hidden Latitudes and Darwin's Wink. She has translated many books, including the bestselling novel by Muriel Barbery, The Elegance of the Hedgehog.