Set In London At The Turn Of The Last Century, Falling Angels Is A Masterful, Moving, And Beautifully Written Novel From The Author The Orlando Sentinel Called As Attentive To The Details Of Daily Living As Jane Austen And Edith Wharton Ever Were A Fashionable London Cemetery, January Two Graves Stand Side By Side, One Decorated With An Oversize Classical Urn, The Other With A Sentimental Marble Angel Two Families, Visiting Their Respective Graves On The Day After Queen Victoria S Death, Teeter On The Brink Of A New Era The Colemans And The Waterhouses Are Divided By Social Class As Well As Taste They Would Certainly Not Have Become Acquainted Had Not Their Two Girls, Meeting Behind The Tombstones, Become Best Friends And, Even Unsuitably, Become Involved With The Gravedigger S Muddy SonAs The Girls Grow Up, As The New King Changes Social Customs, As A New, Forward Thinking Era Takes Wing, The Lives And Fortunes Of The Two Families Become And Closely Intertwined Neighbors In Life As Well As DeathAgainst A Gas Lit Backdrop Of Social And Political History, Tracy Chevalier Explores The Prejudices And Flaws Of A Changing Time A Novel That Is At Once Elegant, Daring, Original, And Compelling, Falling Angeles Is A Splendid Follow Up To The Book The New York Times Called Marvelously Evocative And The Wall Street Journal Deemed Triumphant
Born 19 October 1962 in Washington, DC Youngest of 3 children Father was a photographer for The Washington Post.Childhood Nerdy Spent a lot of time lying on my bed reading Favorite authors back then Laura Ingalls Wilder, Madeleine L Engle, Zilpha Keatley Snyder, Joan Aiken, Susan Cooper, Lloyd Alexander Book I would have taken to a desert island Anne of Green Gables by L.M Montgomery.
- 256 pages
- Falling Angels
- Tracy Chevalier
- 03 August 2017 Tracy Chevalier