Puccini's Ghosts

Puccini's Ghosts

Morag Joss


CWA Silver Dagger Award winner Morag Joss friends into the soul of a wounded kin during this haunting, harrowing masterpiece of mental suspense. With equivalent components subtlety and risk, Joss takes us on a dizzying trip towards a collision among fable and reality—and an superb second of revelation that shatters illusions, hopes, and lives forever.

The 12 months is 1960. where is a Scottish beach city completely without tradition and style. the following, Lila lives because the 3rd participant in her mom and dad’ dramatically embittered marriage. till her flamboyant, irrepressible uncle George indicates up from London and her kin comes to a decision to squander a providence at the so much preposterous of factors: a civic construction of the Puccini opera Turandot.

Lila understands not anything of opera and little of her uncle or the rushing younger guy he hires to sing the position of Calaf. yet Lila does understand ardour. simply because it’s coursing via her veins—and speeding blindly, wildly throughout her. Now a lady at the verge of womanhood is set to blunder right into a grown-up international the place secrets and techniques are saved and uncovered, hopes jump and wither, and the place crimes petty and nice certain the main chilling punishments of all.

Masterfully paced and spellbinding until eventually its ultimate, haunting scene, Puccini’s Ghosts is a piercing check out the fierce darkness that lurks at the back of likely traditional lives.

From the Hardcover edition.

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