Alyson Richman

The Velvet Hours

By Alyson Richman - Published 2016

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An abandoned Paris apartment filled with treasures and art was the true-life inspiration for this mesmerizing novel. Marthe de Florian was a courtesan ...Read Review

The Garden of Letters

By Alyson Richman - Published 2014

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Sweet-natured Elodie Bertolotti’s life as a teenaged cello prodigy in Verona, Italy, collapses in April 1943 after the fascist regime jails and beats ...Read Review

Grand Central: Original Stories of Postwar Love and Reunion

By Alyson Richman - By Amanda Hodgkinson - By Erika Robuck - By Jenna Blum - By Karen White - By Kristina McMorris - By Melanie Benjamin - By Pam Jenoff - By Sarah Jio - By Sarah McCoy - Published 2014Published 2014-07-01

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Short Stories

This collection of ten stories is remarkably varied, though they all speak of the same date and place in history: September 21, 1945 at Grand ...Read Review

The Mask Carver’s Son

By Alyson Richman - Published 2001Published 2013

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Literary

Set during the late 1800s in Japan and in France, this novel is a portrait of two artists, Kiyoki and his father, Ryusei. ...Read Review

The Rhythm of Memory

By Alyson Richman - Published 2012

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Literary

Salome de Ribiero’s fairytale romance with her husband, poet-turned-movie star Octavio Ribiero, comes to a terrifying halt when she is abducted and ...Read Review

The Lost Wife

By Alyson Richman - Published 2011Published 2012

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Lenka and Josef enjoy a pleasant, easy existence in beautiful, pre-WWII Prague until they are separated by the Nazi occupation. The dreams of ...Read Review

The Lost Wife

By Alyson Richman - Published 2011Published 2012

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Literary

I struggled with a review that would do this gorgeous book justice. Richman takes what could be a sorrowful story and renders it ...Read Review

The Last Van Gogh

By Alyson Richman - Published 2006

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Biographical Fiction

In 1890, during the last two months of his life, Vincent van Gogh was in the care of Dr. Gachet, a believer in herbs ...Read Review