Whatever happened to the books that once existed and can no longer be found? Not the forgotten books, or those dreamed up by the author yet never written, but books that were completed, even read, before being destroyed or vanishing into thin air.
These are the mythical books that were burnt, torn, stolen, or simply disappeared, but which certainly existed.
Within the pages of the beautiful In Search of Lost Books, Giorgio van Straten seeks to discover the stories of eight lost tomes, and their authors. From Byron’s lost memoirs and a vanished Hemingway story; to a mythical Sylvia Plath novel, which one day might become a reality.
Read Giorgio’s compelling introduction now, and start your detective journey…