Publish date: September 28th 2001
Publisher: HighBridge Company
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Book Club
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
In Falling Angels Tracy Chevalier tells the story of two London families at the dawn of the Edwardian era. The day after Queen Victoria's death both the Colemans and the Waterhouses visit the cemetary, visiting the gravesites of their own family. Their plots are adjoining and their daughters, Maud...
I enjoyed Chevalier's "Girl with a Pearl Earring' so I picked this up as well.It's a character-driven historical novel of two families, especially their daughters, who grow up as neighbors, their lives intertwining and becoming complicated through the cemetery by their homes, from the death of Victo...
Having multiple narrators means you effectively (though in a rather contrived way) see different views of death, class, relationships, suffragettes and growing up in the changeable times at the start of the 20th century.