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by Tracy Chevalier
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Listening to the Silence
Listening to the Silence rated it 9 years ago
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...
altheaann
altheaann rated it 10 years ago
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...
Cecily's book reviews
Cecily's book reviews rated it 11 years ago
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.
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