#Giveaway The Museum Makers by Rachel Morris @SeptemberBooks

The Museum Makers PB

WinIn August last year I was delighted to take part in the blog tour for The Museum Makers by Rachel Morris published by September Books. You can read my review here.  So I was thrilled when Charlotte at September Books got in touch to invite me to celebrate the book’s recent publication in paperback by running a (UK only) giveaway, giving one lucky reader the chance to win themselves a copy of this fascinating book.

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  • UK entries only
  • The winner will be selected at random via Rafflecopter from all valid entries and will be notified by email and asked to provide a valid UK postal address. If no response is received within 7 days then I reserve the right to select an alternative winner.
  • Open to all entrants aged 18 or over.
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  • I am not responsible for despatch or delivery of the prize.

About the Book

Without even thinking I began to slide all these things from the boxes under my bed into groups on the carpet, to take a guess at what belonged to whom, to match up photographs and handwriting to memories and names – in other words, to sort and classify. You can tell that I am a museum person because my first instinct – I can’t help myself – is to believe that in the past lie both the secrets and the answers.”

Museum expert Rachel Morris had been ignoring the boxes of family belongings beneath her bed for decades. When she finally opened them she began a journey into her family’s dramatic story through the literary and bohemian circles of the nineteenth and twentieth century. It was a revelatory experience – one that finds her searching for her absent father in archives of the Tate, to wonder why Gran was predisposed towards tragic endings, and which transports her back to the museums that had enriched her lonely childhood.

By teasing out the stories of those early museum makers, and the unsung daughters and wives behind them, and seeing the same passions and mistakes reflected in her own family, Morris digs deep into the human instinct for collection and curation.

Format: Paperback (272 pages)         Publisher: September Publishing
Publication date: 1st July 2021          Genre: Memoir

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Rachel Morris author The Museum MakersAbout the Author

A director of the museum-making company Metaphor, Rachel Morris has been part of the creation, design and delivery of some of the most exciting displays, renovations and museums of the last few decades, from the New Cast Courts at the V&A and the Ashmolean, Oxford to the Terracotta Warriors at the British Museum and Grand Egyptian museum in Cairo.  Rachel is also the author of two novels. (Photo/bio credit: Publisher author page)

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