The Resource The clockmaker's daughter : a novel, Kate Morton

The clockmaker's daughter : a novel, Kate Morton

Label
The clockmaker's daughter : a novel
Title
The clockmaker's daughter
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Kate Morton
Title variation
clockmakers daughter
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the summer of 1862, a group of young artists led by the passionate and talented Edward Radcliffe descends upon Birchwood Manor on the banks of the Upper Thames. Their plan: to spend a secluded summer month in a haze of inspiration and creativity. But by the time their stay is over, one woman has been shot dead while another has disappeared; a priceless heirloom is missing; and Edward Radcliffe's life is in ruins. Over one hundred and fifty years later, Elodie Winslow, a young archivist in London, uncovers a leather satchel containing two seemingly unrelated items: a sepia photograph of an arresting-looking woman in Victorian clothing, and an artist's sketchbook containing the drawing of a twin-gabled house on the bend of a river. Why does Birchwood Manor feel so familiar to Elodie? And who is the beautiful woman in the photograph? Will she ever give up her secrets? Told by multiple voices across time, The Clockmaker's Daughter is a story of murder, mystery and thievery, of art, love and loss. And flowing through its pages like a river is the voice of a woman who stands outside time, whose name has been forgotten by history, but who has watched it all unfold: Birdie Bell, the clockmaker's daughter
Summary
"A rich, spellbinding new novel from the author of The Lake House - the story of a love affair and a mysterious murder that cast their shadows across generations, set in England from the 1860's until the present day"--
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Pace
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Award
  • Librarians' Choice (Australia), 2018
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2018.
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10732651
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1976-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morton, Kate
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Artists
  • Secrecy
  • Murder
  • Theft
  • Missing persons
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
Label
The clockmaker's daughter : a novel, Kate Morton
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large Print edition.
Extent
718 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781683249726
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
Label
The clockmaker's daughter : a novel, Kate Morton
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large Print edition.
Extent
718 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781683249726
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print

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