The Memory Box

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Chatto & Windus, 1999 - Domestic fiction - 276 pages
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A dying woman leaves a sealed box for her baby daughter. Years later, as a young woman, the daughter Catherine finds the mysterious box, addressed to her, full of unexplained objects, and she starts to unpack the story of a woman whom she never knew but who has cast a shadow over her life.

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User Review  - nocto - LibraryThing

This is the first of Margaret Forster's books that I've tried reading; and it won't be the last. Susannah died when her daughter Catherine was just six months old, but Catherine grows up happily with ... Read full review

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User Review  - labwriter - LibraryThing

I have always enjoyed Margaret Forster’s biographies and memoirs; two that stick in my mind particularly are her biography of Elizabeth Barrett Browning and her family memoir called Hidden Lives ... Read full review


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About the author (1999)

Margaret Forster has written many successful and acclaimed novels including Diary of an Ordinary Woman and recently Keeping the World Away.

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