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Falling Angels | [Tracy Chevalier]

Falling Angels

January 1901: The day after Queen Victoria's death, two families visit neighouring graves in a London cemetery. The Waterhouses revere the late Queen and cling to Victorian traditions; the Colemans look forward to a more modern society. To their mutual distaste, however, the families are inextricably linked when their daughters become friends behind the tombstones. And worse...
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January 1901: The day after Queen Victoria's death, two families visit neighouring graves in a London cemetery. The Waterhouses revere the late Queen and cling to Victorian traditions; the Colemans look forward to a more modern society. To their mutual distaste, however, the families are inextricably linked when their daughters become friends behind the tombstones. And worse...

©2001 Tracy Chevalier; (P)2001 Chivers Audio Books

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"Sex and death meet again in Tracy Chevalier's marvellous evocation of Edwardian England." (The Mail)

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  • Sally
    Danbury, United Kingdom
    2/9/13
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    "Falling Angels"

    This was a poignant story about childhood, motherhood, suffrage, and life at the start of the 20 th century. The narrator was fantastic, managing to create separate identities for each of the characters - important for a story where each chapter is a first person narrative by a different character. What let it down was the recording quality, echoey, tinny and badly spliced in places. A real shame really.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Steph B
    Polegate, United Kingdom
    11/29/11
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    "Great audio"

    This was my idea of a perfect audio book.

    The well-drawn characters each take turns to speak in the first person which keeps the gripping plot moving at a good pace. The historical period itself is exciting and I particularly like the way Chevalier portrays the immense sense of change in society at the beginning of the 20th century.

    Falling Angels is my second Chevalier audio book, after Remarkable Creatures, and I am delighted to see several more also available on Audible.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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