The Book of Speculation

Erika Swyler
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A sweeping and captivating debut novel about a young librarian who is sent a mysterious old book, inscribed with his grandmother's name. What is the book's connection to his family?

Simon Watson, a young librarian, lives alone on the Long Island Sound in his family home, a house perched on the edge of a cliff that is slowly crumbling into the sea. His parents are long dead, his mother having drowned in the water his house overlooks.

One day, Simon receives a mysterious book from an antiquarian bookseller; it has been sent to him because it is inscribed with the name Verona Bonn, Simon's grandmother. WC

Simon must unlock the mysteries of the book, and decode his family history, before fate deals its next deadly hand. The Book of Speculation is Erika Swyler's

Author bio:

Erika Swyler, a graduate of New York University, is a writer and playwright whose work has appeared in literary journals and anthologies. Born and raised on Long Island's north shore, Erika learned to swim before she could walk, and happily spent all her money at travelling carnivals. She is also a baker, photographer and blogger. www.erikaswyler.com

Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781782397762
Edition No: 1
Publisher: Atlantic
Imprint: Corvus
Pub Date: February 2016
Page Extent: 352
Format: Hard Cover
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Fiction & related items

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