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Theater of the stars : a novel of physics and memory
N. M. Kelby
Adult Fiction KELBY

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Summary: ucienne Kundera, an astrophysicist, has uncovered a black hole as mysterious as the secrets in her life. Lucienne's mother, Hlne, is a scientist as well, who was captured during World War II. She eventually escaped and disappeared, reappearing years later in New Mexico with Lucienne. Hlne claims to have no recollection of these past events, but when she and Lucienne visit Paris, the city of Hlne's youth, Hlne is overcome by memories and secrets, and attempts suicide. Lucienne becomes dangerously obsessed with uncovering her mother's past, while at the same time attempting to solve a celestial mystery so dark and dense that its nature cannot be revealed. Theater of the Stars is a finely crafted novel sure to establish Kelby as a storyteller of unique sensitivity and wisdom.


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main characters Lucienne Kundera
Female
Age: 50s
Divorced
Received a grant to study black holes.
Astrophysicist

Helene Kundera
Female
Age: Elderly
French
Lucienne's mother.
Scientist



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