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Blackbird House : A Novel (Ballantine Reader's Circle)

ISBN: 0345455932;
Издательство: Ballantine Books
Страниц: 256

Book Description With “incantatory prose” that “sweeps over the reader like a dream,” ( Philadelphia Inquirer) , Hoffman follows her celebrated bestseller The Probable Future , with an evocative work that traces the lives of the various occupants of an old Massachusetts house over a span of two hundred years. In a rare and gorgeous departure, beloved novelist Alice Hoffman weaves a web of tales, all set in Blackbird House. This small farm on the outer reaches of Cape Cod is a place that is as bewitching and alive as the characters we meet: Violet, a brilliant girl who is in love with books and with a man destined to betray her; Lysander Wynn, attacked by a halibut as big as a horse, certain that his life is ruined until a boarder wearing red boots arrives to change everything; Maya Cooper, who does not understand the true meaning of the love between her mother and father until it is nearly too late. From the time of the British...