The Clockmaker's Daughter

The Clockmaker's Daughter

A Novel

Book - 2018
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"A rich, spellbinding new novel from the author of The Lake House - the story of a love affair and a mysterious murder that cast their shadows across generations, set in England from the 1860's until the present day"--
Publisher: New York, NY : Atria Books, ©2018.
ISBN: 9781451649390
1451649398
9781982110529
Characteristics: 485 pages :,map ;,24 cm.

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darladoodles
Sep 29, 2018

What a thrill to preview this new novel by Kate Morton. This new novel is ambitious as it spans the mid-19th century to 2017 featuring a house (Birchwood Manor) and an iconic blue diamond pendant (the Radcliffe Blue). The scope of this book was a bit disorienting at times. There were many POV (including a ghost named "Birdie" -- the book's namesake) and some of those folks had dual timelines when they intersected with others affected by the house and/or the diamond. In classic Kate Morton fashion, the threads are woven back together for us tightly enough to feel closure while remaining a bit loose so the reader does not feel manipulated or coerced.

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Bebesarah
Aug 04, 2018

Publishers send out advance reading copies to the press, to reviewers, etc. It is similar to movie critics that get to preview movies ahead of release. That's why you see reviews or ratings before a book is published or a movie is released.

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paustin0816
Jul 12, 2018

How is there a rating of two stars when the book hasn't even come out yet?

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