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The Ghost of the Mary Celeste

The Ghost of the Mary Celeste (Paperback)

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A mystery unsolved to this day A mystic who confounds the cynics A writer looking for the story that will make his name A ghost ship appears in the mist. To the struggling author Arthur Conan Doyle, it is an inspiration. To Violet Petra, the gifted American psychic, it is a cruel reminder. To the death-obsessed Victorian public, it is a fascinating distraction. And to one family, tied to the sea for generations, it is a tragedy. In salons and on rough seas, at seances and in the imagination of a genius, these stories converge in unexpected ways as the mystery of the ghost ship deepens. But will the sea yield its secrets, and to whom? Intricate, atmospheric, and endlessly intriguing, The Ghost of the Mary Celeste is a spellbinding exploration of love, loss and the fictions that pass as truth.

Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: Orion Publishing Co Publication Date: 15/02/2014 ISBN-13: 9780297870333  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Valerie Martin is one of America's finest contemporary novelists, best known for her Orange Prize-winning Property and also the award-winning Mary Reilly, filmed by Stephen Frears. She is the daughter of a sea captain but has never been to sea. www.valeriemartinonline.com

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