The Love Letter: A Novel

by Cathleen Schine

Picador | April 17, 2007 | Trade Paperback

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Independent, irresistible Helen MacFarquhar is the owner of a bookstore in an idyllic seaside town in New England. A happily divorced mother who enjoys a playful relationship with her customers, Helen''s life is turned upside down when an anonymous letter arrives, penned by an unknown lover.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 272 pages, 8.2 × 5.67 × 0.75 in

Published: April 17, 2007

Publisher: Picador

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0312426984

ISBN - 13: 9780312426989

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The Love Letter: A Novel

by Cathleen Schine

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 272 pages, 8.2 × 5.67 × 0.75 in

Published: April 17, 2007

Publisher: Picador

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0312426984

ISBN - 13: 9780312426989

About the Book

The national bestseller from the author of "Rameau's Niece" and "Alice in Bed" is now available in paper. When an anonymous love letter arrives in Helen MacFarquhar's mail one summer morning, it sends her on an obsessive search for the answer to the question "How do you fall in love?"

From the Publisher

Independent, irresistible Helen MacFarquhar is the owner of a bookstore in an idyllic seaside town in New England. A happily divorced mother who enjoys a playful relationship with her customers, Helen''s life is turned upside down when an anonymous letter arrives, penned by an unknown lover.

About the Author

Cathleen Schine is the bestselling author of Rameau''s Niece and The Evolution of Jane. Her new novel, The New Yorkers, will be published by FSG in May 2007. She lives in New York City.

Editorial Reviews

"[Helen''s story] is a familiar one. . . . but Ms. Schine renders it in these pages with such deftness and good-natured humor that the reader can''t help but be enchanted."--Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times
 
"Rarely less than sublime . . . A sophisticated and witty valentine of a novel."--People
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