Harriet Wolf’s Seventh Book of Wonders: A Novel

by Julianna Baggott

A brilliantly crafted saga about three generations of women and their secrets, including the discovery of a final unpublished book by the family matriarch, a revered and reclusive author.Harriet Wolf has a finalconfession.

  • Hardcover
  • Pages: 352 pages
  • Average Rating: 3.69 out of 5
  • Published August 18th 2015 by Little, Brown and Company
  • Original Title: Harriet Wolf's Seventh Book of Wonders: A Novel
  • ISBN: 0316375101 (ISBN13: 9780316375108)
  • Edition Language: English

A brilliantly crafted saga about three generations of women and their secrets, including the discovery of a final unpublished book by the family matriarch, a revered and reclusive author.Harriet Wolf has a final confession. It can be found only in the final book of the series that made her a famous writer. But does that book exist?This absorbing novel spans the entire twentieth century, telling the moving story of a mother, her daughter, and two granddaughters, one of whom is the only person alive who knows the whereabouts of Harriet’s final book. When a hospitalization brings the family back together, the mystery not only of Harriet’s last book, but also of her life, hangs in the balance. Will the truth ever be known, or is Harriet’s story gone forever?A multi-generational tale of long-lost love, motherhood, and family secrets, this is Baggott’s most sweeping and mesmerizing novel yet.