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The Stargazer's Sister: A Novel

Carrie Brown
Format
Book
Published
New York : Pantheon Books, [2015]
Edition
First Edition
Language
English
ISBN
9780804197939, 0804197938, 9780804197946
Summary
William Herschel rescues his sister Caroline from a life of drudgery in Germany and brings her to England and a world of music making and stargazing. Lina serves as William's assistant and the captain of his exhilaratingly busy household. An obsessive genius whom Lina adores and serves with the fervency of a beloved wife, her world collapses when William suddenly announces that he will be married.
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x, 332 pages ; 21 cm
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