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Publisher Comments:

The Red Garden introduces us to the luminous and haunting world of Blackwell, Massachusetts, capturing the unexpected turns in its history and in our own lives.

In exquisite prose, Hoffman offers a transforming glimpse of small-town America, presenting us with some three hundred years of passion, dark secrets, loyalty, and redemption in aweb of tales where characters' lives are intertwined by fate and by their own actions.

From the town's founder, a brave young woman from England who has no fear ofblizzards or bears, to the young man who runs away to New York City with only his dog for company, the characters in The Red Garden are extraordinary and vivid: a young wounded Civil War soldier who issaved by a passionate neighbor, a woman who meets a fiercely human historical character, a poet who falls in love with a blind man, a mysterious traveler who comes to town in the year when summer never arrives.

At the center of everyone's life is a mysterious garden where only red plants can grow, and where the truth can be found by those who dare to look.

Beautifully crafted, shimmering with magic, The Red Garden is as unforgettable as it is moving.

Synopsis:

Traces the multi-generational story of wintry Blackwell town through the experiences of such characters as a wounded Civil War solider who is saved by a passionate neighbor and a woman who meets a fiercely human historical figure. By the best-selling author of The Third Angel.

About the Author

\ALICE HOFFMAN is the acclaimed author of twenty-nine works of fiction, including The Story Sisters, The Third Angel, Practical Magic, Here on Earth, The Ice Queen, Turtle Moon, Illumination Night, and Blackbird House. Her work has been translated into more than twenty languages and published in more than one hundred foreign editions.

Table of Contents

Bear's house — Nights of love — Year there was no summer — Owl and mouse — River at home — Truth about my mother — Principles of devotion — Fisherman's wife — Kiss and tell — Monster of Blackwell — Sin — Black rabbit — Red Garden — King of the bees.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307720832
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Subject:
Fiction : General
Author:
Hoffman, Alice
Subject:
General
Subject:
Occult fiction
Subject:
Massachusetts
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
NEWARRIVAL-FICTION
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20110125
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
270

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