About the Book: Winters Tale
Mark Helprins acclaimed novel is now a major motion picture starring Colin
Farrell, Jessica Brown Findlay, Jennifer Connelly, William Hurt, Eva Marie
Saint, and Russell Crowe. Written and directed by Oscar-winning screenwriter
Akiva Goldsman (A Beautiful Mind).
New York City is subsumed in arctic winds, dark nights, and white lights, its
life unfolds, for it is an extraordinary hive of the imagination, the greatest
house ever built, and nothing exists that can check its vitality. One night in
winter, Peter Lake - orphan and master-mechanic, attempts to rob a fortress-like
mansion on the Upper West Side.
Though he thinks the house is