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A Winter’s Tale

A Winter’s Tale

Author(s): Mark Helprin

Location(s): New York City (NYC)

Era(s): Early 20th century



A bestseller that takes readers on a journey to New York of the Belle Epoque, where Peter Lake attempts to rob a Manhattan mansion only to find the daughter of the house at home. Thus begins the love between the middle-aged Irishman and Beverly Penn, a young girl who is dying. “This novel…is a gifted writer’s love affair with the language” (Newsday).

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Currently out of print, but what a beautiful tale of New York. The writing is superb and he takes into his fold all the little nuances that he sees around the city. A definite...

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