'FROM THE ATTENTION-GRABBING OPENING PARAGRAPH, TO THE JOYFUL CONCLUSION, RUTH HOGAN HAS STIRRED TOGETHER A CHARMING FAIRY TALE IN WHICH THE PEOPLE MAY BE MORE LOST THAN THE THINGS...ALSO, THERE ARE DOGS.
DELIGHTFUL' Helen Simonson, author of Major Pettigrew's Last Stand. MEET THE 'KEEPER OF LOST THINGS'...Once a celebrated author of short stories now in his twilight years, Anthony Peardew has spent half his life lovingly collecting lost objects, trying to atone for a promise broken many years before.
Realising he is running out of time, he leaves his house and all its lost treasures to his assistant Laura, the one person he can trust to fulfil his legacy and reunite the thousands of objects with their rightful owners.
But the final wishes of the Keeper of Lost Things have unforeseen repercussions which trigger a most serendipitous series of encounters...With an unforgettable cast of characters that includes young girls with special powers, handsome gardeners, irritable ghosts and an array of irresistible four-legged friends, The Keeper of Lost Things is a debut novel of endless possibilities and joyful discoveries that will leave you bereft once you've finished reading. WE'RE ALL JUST WAITING TO BE FOUND...
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 320 pages
- Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
- Publication Date: 26/01/2017
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781473635463