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The keeper of lost things

The keeper of lost things

Hogan, Ruth, 1961- author

Once a celebrated author of short stories now in his twilight years, Anthony Peardew has spent half his life lovingly collecting lost objects, trying to atone for a promise broken many years before. Realising he is running out of time, he leaves his house and all its lost treasures to his assistant Laura, the one person he can trust to fulfil his legacy and reunite the thousands of objects with their rightful owners. But the final wishes of the Keeper of Lost Things have unforeseen repercussions which trigger a most serendipitous series of encounters. With an unforgettable cast of characters that includes young girls with special powers, handsome gardeners, irritable ghosts and an array of irresistible four-legged friends

Hardback, Large print, Book. English. General. Large type books.
All formats and editions (3)
Published Leicester: Charnwood Large Print, 2017
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Available at (EBA) Barnoldswick and (SPA) Parbold.

  • (EBA) Barnoldswick – One available in Adult Fiction, General Large Print Edition F

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    30118135301426 Adult Fiction, General Large Print Edition F Adult Fiction Available
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  • (CLN) Longton – Earliest copy due back 14th June

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    30118135301442 Adult Fiction, General Large Print Edition F Adult Fiction Due back 14th June
  • (ECC) Coal Clough – Earliest copy due back 2nd June

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    30118119294613 Adult Fiction, General Large Print Edition F Adult Fiction Due back 2nd June
  • (ECO) Colne – Earliest copy due back 1st June

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    30118135301434 Adult Fiction, General Large Print Edition F Adult Fiction Due back 1st June

Details

Statement of responsibility: Ruth Hogan
ISBN: 1444833200, 9781444833201
Note: Standard print edition originally published: London: Two Roads.
Physical Description: 344 pages (large print)

Description

Anthony Peardew is the Keeper of Lost Things. Forty years ago he carelessly lost a keepsake from his beloved Therese. That very same day, she died unexpectedly. Broken-hearted, Anthony sought consolation in rescuing lost objects - the things others have dropped, misplaced, or accidentally left behind - and writing stories about them. Now, in the twilight of his life, he worries that he has not fully discharged his duty to reconcile all the lost things with their owners. As the end nears, he bequeaths his secret life's mission to his unsuspecting housekeeper Laura, the one person he can trust to fulfil his legacy. But the final wishes of the Keeper of Lost Things have unforeseen repercussions that trigger a most serendipitous series of encounters...