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Local author releases debut historical novel


Last updated 11/25/2020 at 2:07pm

Nancy Burkhalter

Edmonds resident Nancy Burkhalter's debut historical novel, "The Education of Delhomme: Chopin, Sand, & La France" was released Nov. 17 through History Through Fiction.

The novel tells the story of Beaulieu Delhomme, a fictional piano tuner for the famed pianist and composer Frédéric Chopin. Set against the backdrop of the 1848 French Revolution, it includes historical figures such as French novelist George Sand and the world's first detective and spymaster, Eugene-François Vidocq.

Burkhalter is an educator, writer, journalist, linguist, and piano tuner. She holds a master's degree...

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