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Eva Moves the Furniture: A Novel

By MARGOT LIVESEY
$6.95
Book Details
  • Author: MARGOT LIVESEY
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: St. Martins Press-3PL
  • Published: 2002-10-04
  • Edition: First

On the morning of Eva McEwen's birth, six magpies congregate in the apple tree outside the window--a bad omen, according to Scottish legend. That night, Eva's mother dies, leaving her to be raised by her aunt and heartsick father in their small Scottish town. As a child, Eva is often visited by two companions--a woman and a girl--invisible to everyone else save her. As she grows, their intentions become increasingly unclear: Do they wish to protect or harm her? A magical novel about loneliness, love, and the profound connection between mother and daughter, Eva Moves the Furniture fuses the simplicity of a fairy tale with the complexity of adult passions.