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Star Gazing: An epic, uplifting love story unlike any you've read before (Paperback)
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Star Gazing: An epic, uplifting love story unlike any you've read before (Paperback)

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Paperback 272 Pages / Published: 29/05/2008
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Blind since birth, widowed in her twenties, now lonely in her forties, Marianne Fraser lives in Edinburgh in elegant, angry anonymity with her sister, Louisa, a successful novelist. Marianne's passionate nature finds solace and expression in music, a love she finds she shares with Keir, a man she encounters on her doorstep one winter's night. Whilst Marianne has had her share of men attracted to her because they want to rescue her, Keir makes no concession to her condition. He is abrupt to the point of rudeness, and yet oddly kind. But can Marianne trust her feelings for this reclusive stranger who wants to take a blind woman to his island home on Skye, to 'show' her the stars?

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9780749938970
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 188 g
Dimensions: 199 x 167 x 19 mm
Edition: Digital original


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This was a joy to read from the first page to the last...Romantic and quirky and beautifully written * Lovereading * `Shamelessly romantic tale set in Scotland with a blind woman...Her ability to `see' *
through music is beautifully handled. A fascinating love story * The Bookseller * 'A story of love, music, and nature...very engaging...an enjoyable novel by a reliably good writer' *
Adele Geras

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“Stunning”

I loved this book right from the start. The characters are so well drawn and the story so moving. Marianne is very independent, and a little prickly. She doesn't like to use her cane when she's out because... More

Paperback edition
20th October 2009
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“Wonderful book”

Such a good book, really absorbing and different. Made me cry and not many books do that (II read a lot of books! ) Wanted to share the experience so I bought my mum a copy for mother's day.

Paperback edition
3rd April 2013
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“something different”

The book centers around 3 main characters, Marianne being the main one, her sister Louisa and Keir a stranger who happens upon her in a moment on need. Marianne is blind from birth and lives with her author sister.... More

Paperback edition
2nd April 2012
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