By Robert Barnard
Kit Philipson has continually felt like anything of a stranger in his relatives. transforming into up because the basically baby mom and dad in Glasgow, Scotland, he had each virtue. His mom used to be a instructor; his father, a journalist, escaped from Nazi Germany on the age of 3 on one of many 1939 Kindertransports. yet on her deathbed, Kit’s mom tells him he was once followed and that his beginning identify used to be Novello. quickly, obscure stories of his youth start to floor: his nursery, images at the wall, the odor of his delivery mom whilst she’d been cooking. And, occasionally, there are extra hectic memories—of strangers taking him via the hand and top him clear of the single relations he had ever recognized. A seek of outdated newspaper records unearths three-year-old boy named Peter Novello used to be kidnapped from his mom and dad’ vacation resort in Sicily in 1989. Now the younger guy who has identified himself basically as equipment units out to rediscover his earlier, the tale of 2 three-year-old boys torn from their moms in very diversified situations. Kit’s probing inquiries are absolute to carry surprises. they could additionally unearth risky secrets and techniques that dare by no means be printed.
With sharp wit and deep perception, Robert Barnard sweeps away all preconceptions during this strong examine of maternal love and the risk of obsession.
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A Stranger in the Family: A Novel of Suspense by Robert Barnard