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Thirty-Three Swoons: A Novel

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Thirty-Three Swoons: A Novel

Years after the end of her marriage and the death of her father --- a supremely talented perfumist --- Camilla Archer's tightly reined existence is upended by her dreams. A man who seems utterly real begins appearing to her as she sleeps, a mysterious figure wearing a mask and a tuxedo, offering up distorted versions of key moments in her life.

So begins Camilla's piecing together of the puzzle of her family's past. Traveling in memory and reverie back to Moscow and Paris between the wars, Camilla finds that she has been granted the chance to unknot her life --- if only she's willing to ask what the ghostly double who has infiltrated her dreams is wanting her to discover.

Thirty-Three Swoons: A Novel
by Martha Cooley

  • Publication Date: July 11, 2006
  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Back Bay Books
  • ISBN-10: 0316154539
  • ISBN-13: 9780316154536