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The Clockmaker’s Daughter - Kate Morton
The Clockmaker’s Daughter
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My real name, no one remembers. The truth about that summer, no one else knows. In the summer of 1862, a group of young artists led by the passionate and talented Edward Radcliffe descends upon Birchwood Manor on the banks of the Upper Thames. Their plan: to spend a secluded summer month in a... show more
My real name, no one remembers. The truth about that summer, no one else knows.

In the summer of 1862, a group of young artists led by the passionate and talented Edward Radcliffe descends upon Birchwood Manor on the banks of the Upper Thames. Their plan: to spend a secluded summer month in a haze of inspiration and creativity. But by the time their stay is over, one woman has been shot dead while another has disappeared; a priceless heirloom is missing; and Edward Radcliffe’s life is in ruins.

Over one hundred and fifty years later, Elodie Winslow, a young archivist in London, uncovers a leather satchel containing two seemingly unrelated items: a sepia photograph of an arresting-looking woman in Victorian clothing, and an artist’s sketchbook containing the drawing of a twin-gabled house on the bend of a river.

Why does Birchwood Manor feel so familiar to Elodie? And who is the beautiful woman in the photograph? Will she ever give up her secrets?
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780230759282 (0230759282)
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Pages no: 592
Edition language: English
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Girl Well Read
Girl Well Read rated it
3.5 The Clockmaker's Daughter by Kate Moron
A special thank you to NetGalley and Simon & Schuster Canada for an ARC in exchange for an honest review. My real name, no one remembers. The truth about that summer, no one else knows. Elodie Winslow, a young archivist in London, uncovers a leather satchel that contains a sepia photograph of a ...
Lora's Rants and Reviews
Lora's Rants and Reviews rated it
2.0 The Clockmakers Daughter
by Kate Morton Elodie, is getting married soon, but she doesn't seem all that interested. She's a likeable character with a strong sense of her own independence and a love of researching the past, which is part of her job. Although her part in the story is set in modern day, she has the feel of a ...
Portable Mistletoe
Portable Mistletoe rated it
4.0 The Clockmaker's Daughter ★★★★☆
I'm not sure how to review this one, and as I reflect on the issues I had with it, I'm not sure it deserved all 4 stars, but I'll let it stand, because in the end, I think my enjoyment of the characters and their stories overcomes the style and structure issues I had with it. First of all, I was ...
Moonlight Reader
Moonlight Reader rated it
4.0 The Tale of Birdie Bell
Even though Kate Morton could, as a general rule, use a good editor to tighten up her stories (they are pretty consistently more than 500 pages long, which is long for this style of book), I nonetheless love her books. She is almost a genre unto herself - a cross between the ghost story, historical ...
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