The Love Letter: A Novel

Paperback | August 24, 2016

byCathleen Schine

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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.

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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.

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

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8.23 × 5.51 × 0.74 inPublished:August 24, 2016Publisher:PicadorLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0312426984

ISBN - 13:9780312426989

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"[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