BookBrowse Reviews Ellie and the Harpmaker by Hazel Prior

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Ellie and the Harpmaker

by Hazel Prior

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Ellie and the Harpmaker by Hazel Prior
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    Aug 2019, 336 pages

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An uplifting and inspirational debut novel about two lonely people who bond over a shared loved of music.

Of the 46 members who reviewed Hazel Prior's Ellie and the Harpmaker for BookBrowse's First Impressions Program, 39 gave it a 4+ rating, for an overall average of 4.5 out of 5.

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Hazel Prior has spun a heartwarming, delightful story brimming with love of nature and dreams fulfilled (Rose N). In her debut novel, Ellie and the Harpmaker, the author introduces us to Dan Hollis, the Exmoor Harpmaker, who lives an isolated life in the woods and spends all his days building beautiful Celtic harps. Ellie Jacobs, who describes herself as "The Exmoor Housewife," lives with her controlling husband, and has become convinced by her mother that she deserves little and should be happy that anyone would want her; she writes poems that no one will ever read and takes long walks. On one of these walks she explores a hidden lane and stumbles across Dan's workshop. The story of their ...

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