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- DescriptionFrom the author of the bestselling and beloved vel The Memory Keeper's Daughter by Kim Edwards, comes a mesmerising story of startling family secrets and lies in the Sunday Times bestselling vel The Lake of Dreams . The darkest secrets are the ones we hide from ourselves...Ten years ago, traumatized by her father's death, Lucy left her home and her country. Now, she returns to her family's rambling lakeside home to lay old ghosts to rest. Sleepless one night, Lucy makes a momentous discovery. Locked in a moonlit window seat is a collection of family heirlooms - objects whose secrets one was ever supposed to find. Piecing together her family's true history, she realises that the story she has always been told was a fiction...Mesmerizing and haunting, The Lake of Dreams is a startling story of family secrets and lies, lost love and redemption, and of the many pieces and puzzles that make up a life. An emotional vel with lyrical touches . ( Sunday Times ). Beautifully plotted and breathtakingly accomplished . ( Daily Express ). An absorbing, perceptive and moving tale . ( Daily Mail ). A powerful saga . ( Good Housekeeping ). An epic of discovery and deception . ( She ). A page-turner . ( Red ). Kim Edwards is the author of the bestselling The Memory Keeper's Daughter and a collection of short stories, The Secrets of a Fire King . Her hours include the Whiting Award and the Nelson Algren Award, as well as the Kentucky Literary Award, a National Magazine Award, and a grant from the NEA. She is Associate Professor of English at the University of Kentucky.
- Author BiographyKim Edwards is the author of the The Memory Keeper's Daughter and a collection of short stories, The Secrets of a Fire King. Her honors include the Whiting Award and the Nelson Algren Award, as well as the Kentucky Literary Award, a National Magazine Award, and a grant from the NEA.She is Associate Professor of English at the University of Kentucky.
- Author(s)Kim Edwards
- PublisherPenguin Books Ltd
- Date of Publication16/02/2012
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Weight277 g
- Width129 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine24 mm
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