Winter's Tale

Winter's Tale

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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.show more

Product details

  • CD-Audio | 22 pages
  • 155 x 175 x 51mm | 590g
  • AudioGo
  • United States
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged
  • 1482972921
  • 9781482972924

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22,674 ratings
3.5 out of 5 stars
5 30% (6,853)
4 25% (5,589)
3 21% (4,696)
2 14% (3,156)
1 10% (2,380)
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