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The Resource The Forgotten Garden

The Forgotten Garden

Label
The Forgotten Garden
Title
The Forgotten Garden
Statement of responsibility
Kate Morton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A woman on a quest to find out the truth about her family, a mysterious Victorian authoress, a book of dark fairytales and a long-hidden secret-The Forgotten Garden is another addictive and compulsively readable romance/mystery from Kate Morton, author of the international bestseller The Shifting Fog.A lost child.On the eve of the first world war, a little girl is found abandoned on a ship to Australia. A mysterious woman called the Authoress had promised to look after her-but the Authoress has disappeared without a trace.A terrible secret.On the night of her twenty-first birthday, Nell O'Connor learns a secret that will change her life forever. Decades later, she embarks upon a search for the truth that leads her to the windswept Cornish coast and the strange and beautiful Blackhurst Manor, once owned by the aristocratic Mountrachet family.A mysterious inheritance.On Nell's death, her grand-daughter, Cassandra, comes into an unexpected inheritance. Cliff Cottage and its forgotten garden are notorious amongst the Cornish locals for the secrets they hold-secrets about the doomed Mountrachet family and their ward Eliza Makepeace, a writer of dark Victorian fairytales. It is here that Cassandra will finally uncover the truth about the family, and solve the century-old mystery of a little girl lost.A captivating and atmospheric story of secrets, family and memory from the international bestselling author Kate Morton
Summary
Abandoned on a 1913 voyage to Australia, Nell is raised by a dock master and his wife who do not tell her until she is an adult that she is not their child, leading Nell to return to England and eventually hand down her quest for answers to her granddaughter
Theme
Storyline
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Character
Award
Australian Book Industry Awards, General Fiction Book of the Year, 2009.
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299785
Cataloging source
BT
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1976-
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Morton, Kate
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Fiction
  • Mystery
Target audience
adult
Label
The Forgotten Garden
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Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:8d06f409-8ce4-4b5e-bc9d-30180b4b543c
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781743431290
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Forgotten Garden
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:8d06f409-8ce4-4b5e-bc9d-30180b4b543c
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781743431290
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
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