The Bookman's Tale: A Novel of Obsession

The Bookman's Tale: A Novel of Obsession

A mysterious portrait ignites an antiquarian bookseller’s seek via time and the works of Shakespeare for his misplaced love

absolute to catch the hearts of all people who really loves books, The Bookman’s Tale is a former bookseller’s glowing novel and a pleasant exploration of 1 of literature’s such a lot tantalizing mysteries with echoes of Shadow of the Wind and A.S. Byatt's Possession.

9 months after the dying of his loved spouse Amanda left him shattered, Peter Byerly, a tender antiquarian bookseller, relocates from North Carolina to the English nation-state, hoping to outrun his grief and rediscover the enjoyment he as soon as took in gathering and restoring infrequent books. yet upon starting an eighteenth-century research of Shakespeare forgeries, he discovers a Victorian watercolor of a girl who bears an uncanny resemblance to Amanda.
Peter turns into keen about studying the picture’s origins and braves a number of risks to stick to a path of clues again around the centuries—all the best way to Shakespeare’s time and a necessary literary artifact which could turn out, as soon as and for all, the reality in regards to the Bard’s actual identity.

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