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The Museum of Broken Promises (Hardcover, Main): Elizabeth Buchan

The Museum of Broken Promises (Hardcover, Main)

Elizabeth Buchan

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'A truly wonderful writer.' Peter James The stunning new novel from bestselling Elizabeth Buchan. The Museum of Broken Promises is a beautiful, evocative love story and heart-breaking journey in to a long-buried past. Paris, today. The Museum of Broken Promises is a place of wonder and sadness, hope and loss. Every object in the museum has been donated - a cake tin, a wedding veil, a baby's shoe. And each represent a moment of grief or terrible betrayal. The museum is a place where people come to speak to the ghosts of the past and, sometimes, to lay them to rest. Laure, the owner and curator, has also hidden artefacts from her own painful youth amongst the objects on display. Prague, 1985. Recovering from the sudden death of her father, Laure flees to Prague. But life behind the Iron Curtain is a complex thing: drab and grey yet charged with danger. Laure cannot begin to comprehend the dark, political currents that run beneath the surface of this communist city. Until, that is, she meets a young dissident musician. Her love for him will have terrible and unforeseen consequences. It is only years later, having created the museum, that Laure can make finally face up to her past and celebrate the passionate love which has directed her life.

General

Imprint: Corvus Books
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: September 2019
Authors: Elizabeth Buchan
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 40mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Edition: Main
ISBN-13: 978-1-78649-528-0
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Fiction > General & literary fiction > Modern fiction
Books > Fiction > Genre fiction > Romance
Books > Humanities > History > European history
Books > Fiction > Genre fiction > Romance > General
Books > Humanities > History > European history > General
Books > History > European history
Books > History > European history > General
Books > Fiction > New Fiction Releases
LSN: 1-78649-528-7
Barcode: 9781786495280

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