Did you ever consider there is a story behind seemingly discarded items that one may find on the street or in public gathering spaces? In "The Keeper of Lost Things," Ruth Hogan explores this scenario. She uses everyday objects to make delightfully charming connections among her main characters and takes the audience on a moving journey that spans decades.
When Anthony Peardew loses a cherished token given to him by his soon-to-be-wife, Therese, he is beside himself. Grief overwhelms him later that day when he learns his fiancée has died.
Anthony vows to be the keeper of lost things. He takes great pride in gathering any random object left behind, wherever he may be, meticulously listing specific details about the lost item's whereabouts on a label.