Winter's Tale

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Sep 20, 1983 - Fiction - 688 pages
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Now a major motion picture A bestseller that takes readers on a journey to New York of the Belle Epoque, where Peter Lake attempts to rob a Manhattan mansion only to find the daughter of the house at home. Thus begins the love between the middle-aged Irishman and Beverly Penn, a young girl who is dying. “This novel...is a gifted writer’s love affair with the language” (Newsday).
 

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User Review  - rlsalvati - LibraryThing

Too too too much. I expected to love the book, I only finished because this was a book club reading. I love Neal Stephenson, so I can handle a long tale with many, many characters and long, meandering ... Read full review

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User Review  - yvonne.sevignykaiser - LibraryThing

I read this after seeing the movie of the same name. This is one of those books that you have to suspend your beliefs and enjoy the journey you are taking through the book. Read full review

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Contents

I THE CITY
II FOUR GATES TO THE CITY
III THE SUN AND THE GHOST
IV A GOLDEN AGE
EPILOGUE
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About the author (1983)

MARK HELPRIN is the acclaimed author of Winter's Tale, A Soldier of the Great War, Freddy and Fredericka, The Pacific, Ellis Island, Memoir from Antproof Case, and numerous other works. His novels are read around the world, translated into over twenty languages.

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