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The Book of Lost and Found It wasn t until after finishing The Book of Lost and Found I realised that this was a debut novel for Lucy Foley I would not have picked it for a debut novel.This is going to sound very whacky, but here goes When thinking of what to write for a review for this novel, the words Sunday stroll keep popping into my head The experience of reading The Book of Lost and Found, was like taking a leisurely walk on a pleasingly familiar path that is speckled with beautiful scenery.3.5 StarsThankyou to It wasn t until after finishing The Book of Lost and Found I realised that this was a debut novel for Lucy Foley I would not have picked it for a debut novel.This is going to sound very whacky, but here goes When thinking of what to writ Kate is grieving the loss of her mother, the world renowned ballerina June Darling, when she receives some startling information from her grandmother Evie June had always known that she was adopted but believed that her mother had never tried to find her However, Evie gives Kate a letter and a beautiful drawing of a lovely young woman and sets in train a journey of discovery that takes Kate to Europe and America in search of the truth.This is an unusual love story disrupted by the conventions Kate is grieving the loss of her mother, the world renowned ballerina June Darling, when she receives some startling information from her grandmother Evie June had always known that she was adopted but believed that her mother had never tried to find her However, Evie gives Kate a letter and a beautiful drawing of a lovely young woman and sets in train a journey of discovery that takes Kate to Europe and America in search of the truth.This is an unusual love story dis From London To Corsica To Paris As A Young Woman Pursues The Truth About Her Late Mother, Two Captivating Love Stories Unfurl.Kate Darling S Enigmatic Mother A Once Famous Ballerina Has Passed Away, Leaving Kate Bereft When Her Grandmother Falls Ill And Bequeaths To Kate A Small Portrait Of A Woman Who Bears A Striking Resemblance To Kate S Mother, Kate Uncovers A Mystery That May Upend Everything She Thought She Knew.Kate S Journey To Find The True Identity Of The Woman In The Portrait Takes Her To Some Of The World S Most Iconic And Indulgent Locales, Revealing A Love Story That Began In The Wild 1920s And Was Disrupted By War And Could Now Spark New Love For Kate Alternating Between Kate S Present Day Hunt And Voices From The Past, THE BOOK OF LOST AND FOUND Casts Light On Family Secrets And Love Both Lost And Found. The story starts with a drawing of a woman All that identifies her is that she is, a friend of the artist s and the pen and ink drawing was from around 1929 From there it moves back to the meeting in1928 between Tom Stafford and Alice Eversley These two had known each other as children and lost touch over the years.It then jumps forward to Kate who is trying to come to grips with the death of her mother and best friend Lovely to see a mother and daughter relationship portrayed so positivel The story starts with a drawing of a woman All that identifies her is that she is, a friend of the artist s and the pen and ink drawing was from around 1929 From there it moves back to the meeting in1928 between Tom Stafford and Alice Eversley These two had known each other as children and lost touch over the years.It then jumps forward to Kate who is trying to come to grips with the death of her mother and best friend Lovely to see a mother and daughter relationship portrayed so positively, instead of the negative representations of the mother daughter relationship we often get in books I really related to Kate and to her grief for her mother Kate s mother was a famous ballet dancer It isn t until her adopted grandmother Evie dies and Kate is going through her things that Kate finds there was a lotto her mother s and her real grandmother s story than she ever knew I loved the descriptions of Corsica in this book and Spanning three distinct time frames throughout history, this beautiful book tells the story of a love so strong that was not meant to be in the physical sense and the lost and founds that came as a result of it London 1928, Thomas Stafford, will unexpectedly come across on old childhood friend at a party who he has not seen for 15 years, Alice Eversley The two will become inseparable and over time fall in love Alice is Tom greatest supporter and it will be her encouragement that we see him pu Spanning three distinct time frames throughout history, this beautiful book tells the story of a love so strong that was not meant to be in the physical sense and the lost and founds that came as a result of it London 1928, Thomas Stafford, will unexpectedly come across on old childhood friend at a party who he has not seen for 15 years, Alice Eversley The two will become inseparable and over time fall in love Alice is Tom greatest supporter and it will be her encouragem Can t believe this is a debut novel I absolutely loved it Thought it was beautifully written It spans from the 20 s to the 80 s, told from a few perspectives, and travels from England, Corsica, Paris, New York All executed brilliantly Loved this story even though it was heartbreaking. The first half of this book was slow I am 66% finished I am shelving it as finished I m not sticking around to find out how it ends I really don t care how it ends Too bad the plot is interesting but oh, so slow Four months in the life of Kate Darling with brief flashbacks to the early 20th century should not take four months to read.This is a debut novel This author has great potential She notices the details She uses some lovely phrases She understands human emotions She just The first half of this book was slow I am 66% finished I am shelving it as finished I m not sticking around to find out how it ends I really don t care how it ends Too bad the plot is interesting but oh, so slow Four months in the life of Kate Darling with Fun fact I went to the same high school as Lucy Foley She visited back in 2015 to give a talk about The Book Of Lost And Found which was soon to be released at the time She read the first chapter and, to be completely honest, I remember being not at all gripped I had no intention of reading the book until two years later it popped up in my local library and nostalgia and that stunning cover implor The book of lost and found was slow moving and lacked any real punch.I bought this book in hard back and loved the cover and the presentation The premise of the novel had me intrigued and I felt this was going to be a book I would enjoy.Unfortunately the story fell flat for me after about 140 pages and I think the reason for this was the lack of character development I don t mind a book to start out slowly if the the character development and plot warrants it I just never gelled with the char The book of lost and found was slow moving and lacked any real punch.I bought this book in hard back and loved the cover and the presentation The premise of the novel had me intrigued and I felt this was going to be a book I would enjoy.Unfortunately the story fell flat for me after about 140 pages and I With the recent devastating death of her mother, Kate found herself floundering The only constant was the daily visit to her grandmother Evie in the nursing home But when Evie confessed a shocking secret to Kate, at the same time giving her an old portrait which she had had for many years, Kate was filled with a mix of emotions Anger, grief, frustration and then her grandmother died Kate s journey to find the woman in the portrait would take her to many places from her home in London, to With the recent devastating death of her mother, Kate found herself floundering The only constant was the daily visit to her grandmother Evie in the nursing home But when Evie confessed a shocking secret to Kate, at the same time giving her an old portrait which she had had for many years, Kate was filled with a mix of emot

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