The Glass Painter's Daughter

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Pocket, 2009 - Domestic fiction - 450 pages
In a tiny stained glass shop hidden in the backstreets of Westminster lies the cracked, sparkling image of an angel. The owners of Minster Glass have also been broken: Fran Morrison's mother died when she was a baby, a painful event never mentioned by her difficult, secretive father Edward. Fran left home to pursue a career as a classical musician in foreign cities. But now Edward is dangerously ill and it's time to return. Taking her father's place in the shop, she and his craftsman Zac accept a beguiling commission, to restore a shattered glass picture of an exquisite angel belonging to a local church. As they reassemble the dazzling shards of coloured glass, they uncover an extraordinary love story from the Victorian past, sparked by the window's creation. Slowly, Fran begins to see her own reflection in its themes of passion, tragedy and redemption.

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User Review  - SueinCyprus - LibraryThing

Fran is a musician, travelling around the world. She gets an SOS call from Zac who works for her father in his glass restoration business, letting her know that her father has had a stroke. So she ... Read full review

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I was very much looking forward to reading this book, and I wasn't disappointed. I enjoyed the mixture of the two stories, combining the modern day story of Fran, with the story of Laura 100 years ... Read full review

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