When master dollmaker Andrew Garvie befriends Bramber Winters through the Personals column of a collectors’ magazine, he becomes determined to meet her and confess his love. Both Andrew and Bramber are hiding secrets. As their mutual obsession with Polish dollmaker and writer Ewa Chaplin grows stronger, the hidden truths of their lives seem inextricably bound up with the strange and alluring fairy tales written by Chaplin in the aftermath of the Second World War. This novel is riverrun’s lead literary title for 2019.
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