The Rise & Fall Of Great Powers
A NovelBook - 2014
Novel about a bookseller who travels the world to make sense of her puzzling past. Tooly Zylberberg tells a story: as a child she was stolen from home, stashed at a den of thieves, then adopted by crooks there, who ended up raising her and even using the little girl in capers around the globe. Then, a desperate message reaches her musty bookshop in Wales, and she is lured into a journey that will reveal the secret of her childhood.
Publisher: Toronto : Doubleday Canada, Limited c2014.
Characteristics: 384 p. ; 25 cm.
Alternative Title: Rise and fall of great powers