The Unforgetting

The Unforgetting - Book cover
  • Dramatic Rights: Available
  • Setting: Between Victorian London, regional theatre and travelling carnival.
  • Vibe: Haunting and seductive portrait of misplaced loyalty, dangerous obsession and the power of love.
  • Period: England in the 1800s.

A sixteen-year-old girl is duped by her penniless father into accepting work in a spectacular theatrical show where she plays the ghost of a young woman brought to life. The show’s obsessive and evil impresario, Professor Salt is dangerously mad, assisted by his deluded sister––until she finds her courage. Our young heroine is held hostage indoors to ensure she is never seen, protecting the illusion that she is dead. A young man, in love with her, helps her and her baby to escape.

UK Publisher: Orion

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