The Forgotten Garden: A Novel

byKate Morton

Paperback | February 16, 2010

The Forgotten Garden: A Novel by Kate Morton
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From the #1 internationally bestselling author of The House at Riverton, a novel that takes the reader on an unforgettable journey through generations and across continents as two women try to uncover their family’s secret past.

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-fi rst birthday, they tell her the truth, and with her sense of self shattered and very little to go on, "Nell" sets out to trace 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. A spellbinding tale of mystery and self-discovery, The Forgotten Garden will take hold of your imagination and never let go.
Kate Morton is a fiction writer who was born in South Australia in 1976. She earned a degree in Speech and Drama from Trinity College London, followed by an English Literature degree from the University of Queensland. One of her specializations has been studying tragedy in Victorian literature. Morton's novel "The Shifting Fog&quo...
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Title:The Forgotten Garden: A NovelFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:560 pages, 8.25 X 5.31 X 1.5 inShipping dimensions:560 pages, 8.25 X 5.31 X 1.5 inPublished:February 16, 2010Publisher:Washington Square PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1416550550

ISBN - 13:9781416550556

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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