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By Cecelia Ahern

From the writer of the New York Times bestseller P.S. i like You comes an "engrossing new novel . . . choked with relations secrets and techniques, intrigue, and magic aplenty" (Booklist).Born into the lap of luxurious and cozy within the the following and now, spoiled, tempestuous Tamara Goodwin hasn't ever needed to glance to the future—until the abrupt dying of her father leaves her and her mom a mountain of debt and forces them to maneuver in with Tamara's bizarre aunt and uncle in a tiny nation-state village.

Tamara is lonely and bored, with a touring library as her merely diversion. There she reveals a wide leather-bound publication with a gold clasp and padlock, yet no writer identify or identify. Intrigued, she pries open the lock, and what she unearths inside of takes her breath away.

Tamara sees entries written in her personal handwriting, and dated for the next day. whilst day after today unfolds precisely as recorded, Tamara realizes she can have came upon an answer to her difficulties. yet in her quest to discover solutions, Tamara quickly learns that a few pages are higher left unturned and that, test as she might, she mustn't intervene with destiny.

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A Meeting at the Cathedral The Cathédrale Notre-Dame defines the skyline of Rouen and has always added to the city’s sense of pride. It has also been the target of attackers over the centuries. inhabitants, he liked to show the city off to visiting friends. In 1866, the writer George Sand came to visit and wrote this in her diary: “I arrived in Rouen at one o’clock. Found Flaubert waiting at the station with a carriage. He showed me around the town and the sights: the cathedral, the city hall, Saint-Maclou, SaintPatrice: marvelous.

School discipline remained strict, however, with students following a military-like regime that included getting up at the crack of dawn and marching around in the freezing cold in orderly lines. The school is scarcely a mile from the Hôtel Dieu, but at the time it was considered an important part of education to separate the young child from the family, so Flaubert was enrolled as a boarder. He was a brilliant student, although the austere atmosphere and strict discipline began to grate on him and would color his Rouen: Norman Capital later writings about the period.

I have had mine bricked up, but it is still there. —Flaubert, letter to his friend Amélie Bosquet, 1859 I n July 1836, Flaubert met the love of his life, Elisa Schlesinger. He was fourteen, a schoolboy vacationing with his family at a fishing village on the Normandy coast. She was a twentyfive-year-old mother of an infant, visiting the seaside town with the baby’s father. According to his autobiographical novel Memoirs of a Madman, written when he was sixteen, he found the woman’s fur-lined cloak lying on the damp sand and moved it to a drier part of the beach.

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