Winter's Tale (Compact Disc)

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By Mark Helprin, Oliver Wyman (Read by)
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This is a book about the beauty and complexity of the human soul, about God, love, and justice, and yet you can lose yourself in it as if it were a dream. You will be transported to New York of the Belle Epoque, to a city clarified by a siege of unprecedented winters. One night, Peter Lake orphan, master-mechanic, and master second-story man attempts to rob a fortress-like mansion on the Upper West Side. Though he thinks the house is empty, the daughter of the house is home. Thus begins the affair between the middle-aged Irish burglar and Beverly Penn, a young girl who is dying. Because of a love that at first he cannot fully understand, Peter, a simple and uneducated man, will be driven to stop time and bring back the dead. His great struggle, in a city ever alight with its own energy and beset by winter, is a truly beautiful and extraordinary story.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781482972948
ISBN-10: 1482972948
Publisher: Audiogo
Publication Date: November 1st, 2013
Language: English