Meet me at the museum / Anne Youngson
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Black Swan, 2019
ISBN: 1784163465 9781784163464
Control number 1784163465
Professor Kristian Larsen, an urbane man of facts, has lost his wife, along with his hopes and dreams for the future. He does not know that a query from a Mrs Tina Hopgood about a world-famous antiquity in his museum is about to alter the course of his life. Oceans apart, an unexpected correspondence flourishes as they discover shared passions: for history and nature; for useless objects left behind by loved ones; for the ancient and modern world, what is lost in time, what is gained and what has stayed the same. Through intimate stories of joy, anguish, and discovery, each one bares their soul to the other. But when Tina's letters suddenly cease, Kristian is thrown into despair. Can this unlikely friendship survive?
Gentle, endearing, flows well. Written as an exchange of letters.