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En vísperas de la Primera Guerra Mundial una niña es abandonada en un barco con destino a Australia. Una misteriosa mujer llamada La Autora ha prometido cuidar de ella, pero desaparece sin dejar rastro...Un terrible secreto sale a la luz...En la noche de su veintiún cumpleaños, Nell O'Connor descubre que es adoptada, lo que cambiará su vida para siempre. Décadas más tarde, se embarca en una búsqueda de la verdad de sus antepasados que la lleva a la ventosa costa de Cornualles.Una misteriosa herencia que llega en el siglo XXI...A la muerte de Nell, su nieta Casandra recibe una inesperada herencia: una cabaña y su olvidado jardín en las tierras de Cornualles que es conocido por la gente por los secretos que estos esconden. Aquí es donde Casandra descubrirá finalmente la verdad sobre la familia y resolverá el misterio, que se remonta a un siglo atrás.ENGLISH DESCRIPTIONFrom the internationally bestselling author of The House at Riverton, an unforgettable new novel that transports the reader from the back alleys of poverty of pre-World War I London to the shores of colonial Australia where so many made a fresh start, and back to the windswept coast of Cornwall, England, past and present.A tiny girl is abandoned on a ship headed for Australia in 1913. She arrives completely alone with nothing but a small suitcase containing a few clothes and a single book -- a beautiful volume of fairy tales. She is taken in by the dockmaster and his wife and raised as their own. On her twenty-first birthday they tell her the truth, and with her sense of self shattered and with very little to go on, "Nell" sets out on a journey to England to try to trace her story, to fi nd her real identity. Her quest leads her to Blackhurst Manor on the Cornish coast and the secrets of the doomed Mountrachet family. But it is not until her granddaughter, Cassandra, takes up the search after Nell's death that all the pieces of the puzzle are assembled. At Cliff Cottage, on the grounds of Blackhurst Manor, Cassandra discovers the forgotten garden of the book's title and is able to unlock the secrets of the beautiful book of fairy tales.This is a novel of outer and inner journeys and an homage to the power of storytelling. The Forgotten Garden is filled with unforgettable characters who weave their way through its spellbinding plot to astounding effect.Morton's novels are #1 bestsellers in England and Australia and are published in more than twenty languages. Her fi rst novel, The House at Riverton, was a New York Times bestseller.
Number of Pages: 536
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Mystery + Crime
Publisher: Penguin Random House Grupo USA
Author: Kate Morton
Street Date: March 8, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-12-9786
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