Alfonse Carducci lived a full life…He partied with the best of his generation, and made love with abandon. The author of many a best-selling novel finally settles himself into the Bar Harbor Retirement Home for Famous Writers to live out his last years…Or perhaps months…In comfort, surrounded by other literary greats.
In the unlikeliest of friendships, he forms a bond with Cecibel, the orderly who tends to the guests of the retirement home who is a devoted fan of his work, and who suffered terrible burns in a tragic accident which make her reclusive and severely self conscious.
Many of the inhabitants of the retirement home haven’t written or worked on anything for many years due to health issues… But all Alfonse needs is a muse, and his creativity begins to flow, catching like wildfire amid his circle of friends. Soon, the disgruntled inhabitants of the Bar Harbor Retirement Home for Famous Writers are crawling with intrigue and imagination.
The Bar Harbor Retirement Home for Famous Writers is a unique novel in a class of its very own. If you love writers and writing, you will appreciate this heartwarming read.