Pinner said: The Museum of Extraordinary Things - Alice Hoffman- I couldn't put this down. I read it in less than 24 hours! Great plot, very interesting characters, engrossing conflict, unique historical setting.
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Dovekeepers and The Museum of Extraordinary Things: a forbidden love story set on the tropical island of St. Thomas about the extraordinary woman who gave birth to painter Camille Pissarro—the Fath.
"This promises to be classic Hoffman: a bewitching world of time and place (in this case, Coney Island and its boardwalk freak show in the early suffused with magical moments, a mysterious disappearance, and romance.