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The Resource The bookman's tale : a novel of obsession, Charlie Lovett

The bookman's tale : a novel of obsession, Charlie Lovett

Label
The bookman's tale : a novel of obsession
Title
The bookman's tale
Title remainder
a novel of obsession
Statement of responsibility
Charlie Lovett
Title variation
bookmans tale
Title variation remainder
a novel of obsession
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After the death of his wife, Peter Byerly, a young antiquarian bookseller, relocates from the States to the English countryside, where he hopes to rediscover the joys of life through his passion for collecting and restoring rare books. But when he opens an eighteenth-century study on Shakespeare forgeries, he is shocked to find a Victorian portrait strikingly similar to his wife tumble out of its pages, and becomes obsessed with tracking down its origins. As he follows the trail back to the nineteenth century and then to Shakespeare's time, Peter learns the truth about his own past and unearths a book that might prove that Shakespeare was indeed the author of all his plays
Summary
A mysterious portrait ignites an antiquarian bookseller's search through time and the works of Shakespeare for his lost love.
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
Library Journal Best Books 2013
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10182781
Cataloging source
DLC
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Lovett, Charles C
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3612.O86
LC item number
B66 2013b
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Booksellers and bookselling
  • Widowers
  • Americans
  • Shakespeare, William
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a novel of obsession
Label
The bookman's tale : a novel of obsession, Charlie Lovett
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20065878
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
352 pages
Isbn
9780670026470
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013001559
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
The bookman's tale : a novel of obsession, Charlie Lovett
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20065878
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
352 pages
Isbn
9780670026470
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013001559
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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