Orpheus Builds A Girl, Hardback Book

Orpheus Builds A Girl Hardback


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Basedon a true story, Orpheus Builds a Girl is a novel of sisterly love,sinister obsession, and the battle for control of the story.

A dark, chillingdebut novel from award-winning writer Heather Parry. German doctor Wilhelm Von Tore shares with the reader the story of his one truelove; a love written in the stars, decades in the making, a love so strong ittranscended death itself.

When Wilhelm emigrates to America he carries with hima vision of a dark-haired beauty, presented to him in his dreams by his belovedlate Grandmother.

In Key West, Florida, a beautiful young woman is taken to himin the grip of illness, and he recognises her immediately as his promisedbride.

Despite his efforts, the sickness takes hold and his beloved slips awayfrom him.

But Wilhelm will not be kept from his destiny, not even by death. Using research compiled over decades, he sets about attempting to restore hislove to her body, so that they might be together forever. Butthere's another voice in this story: Gabriela, and she will not let thisversion of events go unchallenged.

From between the cracks in Wilhelm's storyGabriela recounts her own memory of her sister Luciana, a fiery and difficult youngwoman, and the madman who robbed her from her grave.


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