The Unforgetting: A spellbinding and atmospheric historical novel (Paperback)Rose Black (author)
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A spellbinding historical novel of obsession, the lure of fame, and the power of illusion, perfect for fans of The Binding, Bone China and The Lost Ones
The lure of fame
Sold by her father to a 'Professor of Ghosts', Lily Bell dreams of a career on the Victorian stage. But Erasmus Salt is promising his audience not mere theatre, but a glimpse of the spirit world. And Lily is to be his ghost.
The power of illusion
Obsessed with perfection, Erasmus goes to extreme lengths to ensure his illusion is complete. When Lily finds her own obituary in the paper, and then her own headstone in the cemetery, she realises that she is trapped.
The danger of obsession
But Erasmus is haunted by more than one betrayal - and as the curtain falls, Lily's fate is soon to become even darker...
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 255 g
Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 24 mm
'This Victorian gothic fantasy offers . . . an atmosphere that drips with menace' - Daily Mail
'A feast of Victorian gothic is served with relish in this dark tale' - The People
'A lively, pacy read' - The Times
'Deliciously haunting Gothic fiction' - i newspaper
'A sinister, fast-paced gothic tale. A chilling, atmospheric page-turner' - My Weekly
'Lose yourself in this atmospheric tale' - Best
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