The Museum Guard

The Museum Guard

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by Howard Norman, Norman
     
 

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An exquisite and harrowing novel drawing together the mysteries of identity and self-determination and the ominous aura of Europe in the late 1930s.See more details below

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An exquisite and harrowing novel drawing together the mysteries of identity and self-determination and the ominous aura of Europe in the late 1930s.

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"A haunting story of obsession and loss."  - The Toronto Star

"A world where the drama of life can overstep time and space — and souls are lost, found and reinvented. The Maritime city...becomes a fog-bound, claustrophobic cross-roads in which domestic drama and the great sweep of history intersect."  - Maclean's

"[The Museum Guard] fairly glimmers with the originality of his complexly tragic vision...The denouement...has a Gothic power, a power intensified by the very leanness and clarity of Howard's prose."  - The Halifax Chronicle-Herald

"Artfully combines beauty and dread on every page...Exquisite...intensely beautiful and oddly disturbing."  - The Hamilton Spectator

"A comedy of doomed love—His take on the many ways we kid ourselves is spot-on."  - Saturday Night

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312204273
Publisher:
Picador
Publication date:
09/01/1999
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.87(d)

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