In the Company of Angels

In the Company of Angels

Book - 2001
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Now available in paperback--"To read Kelby's novel is, in its own words, to 'fall into a dream, a flying dream.' To paraphrase and summarize such fine spun fiction must inevitably be as inadequate as any attempt to retell your most amazing dream the morning after." --New York Times Book Review

Scented by chocolate and haunted by war, this compelling novel of dark miracles and angelic visitations offers up a distinctly imaginative new voice in fiction. Marie Claire is a young French Jew in a Nazi-occupied Belgian town, cared for by her grandmother, who cultivates flowers. A shattering of glass, and Marie Claire's village is in rubble. Her grandmother is dead, everyone is dead. She flees to the root cellar of her grandmother's house and waits. . . .
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, c2001
Edition: 1st paperback ed. --
ISBN: 9780786885831
0786885831
Branch Call Number: FIC Kelby 3558ad 1
Characteristics: 164 p

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