Little Follies: A Mystery at the Millennium


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Black Rose Writing
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6.0 X 9.0 X 0.89 inches | 0.95 pounds

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About the Author

Carolyn Korsmeyer is both a novelist and a philosopher. She is especially interested in how the senses and emotions are engaged by works of art, themes prominent in three of her philosophy books: Things: In Touch with the Past, Savoring Disgust: The Foul and the Fair in Aesthetics, and Making Sense of Taste: Food and Philosophy. She is keen to explore the ways that fiction can revive lives from long ago by engaging the reader in the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of the past. Her first novel, Charlotte's Story, imagines the life that Charlotte Lucas (of Pride and Prejudice) might have had after her hasty marriage. Details about her work can be found at her website:


"As the millennium draws to a close, two Americans arrive in Krakow. Adam is on a research mission and his new girlfriend Joan is looking for a fresh start. Both find themselves tangled in a surprise plot of deceit, lies, and museum intrigue. Rich with twists and turns, Little Follies will keep readers hooked chapter after chapter. Korsmeyer seamlessly weaves multiple viewpoints to create a mystery that will keep you guessing until the end." -Kerry Chaput, author of Daughter of the King

"Crime and scholarship intersect in this wonderfully engrossing story. Carolyn Korsmeyer's Little Follies skillfully weaves together narrative threads addressing the ethics of academic research, anxiety about the passage of time, and the absurdity of human projects. Set in Poland, Carolyn Korsmeyer's Little Follies is packed with action, intrigue, and even a bit of the supernatural; it is a thrilling, fun, and thought-provoking novel!" -John Marmysz, author of The Nihilist: A Philosophical Novel

"A really enjoyable and engaging crime caper with well-rounded and believable characters." -David Philips, author of The Judas Conspiracy

"Carolyn Korsmeyer's stellar writing, infused with history and philosophy, captivates the reader in this phenomenal character-driven mystery. Equal parts international art heist and exploration of human nature, Korsmeyer accomplishes that rare feat with Little Follies: a book about characters experiencing self-discovery while simultaneously keeping the reader engrossed in a high-stakes game of cat-and-mouse." -Rob Samborn, author of The Prisoner of Paradise and Painter of the Damned