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5 edition of virgin blue found in the catalog.

virgin blue

by Tracy Chevalier

  • 59 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Thorndike Press in Waterville, Me .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cévennes Mountains (France),
  • France, Southwest,
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Americans -- France -- Fiction.,
    • Women -- France, Southwest -- Fiction.,
    • Childlessness -- Fiction.,
    • Married women -- Fiction.,
    • Persecution -- Fiction.,
    • Midwives -- Fiction.,
    • Large type books.,
    • Cévennes Mountains (France) -- Fiction.,
    • France, Southwest -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTracy Chevalier.
      GenreFiction.
      SeriesThorndike Press large print women"s fiction, Thorndike Press large print women"s fiction series.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3553.H4367 V57 2003b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination440 p. (large print) ;
      Number of Pages440
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3688247M
      ISBN 100786257725
      LC Control Number2003054357

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"The Virgin Blue" is two stories in one. Or possibly two sides of the same story. In one story, set in modern day, American Ella Turner is a midwife studying for re-licensing after relocating with her husband to France/5. Chevalier's clunky first novel, initially published in England inlacks the graceful literary intimacy of her subsequent runaway hit, Girl with a Pearl Earring.

In split-narrative fashion, it follows a transplanted American woman in southwestern France as she connects through dreams with her distant Huguenot by: 3. Chevalier's clunky first novel, initially published in England inlacks the graceful literary intimacy of her subsequent runaway hit, Girl with a Pearl Earring.

In split-narrative fashion, it follows a transplanted American woman in southwestern France as she connects through dreams with her distant Huguenot ancestors.4/4(). THE VIRGIN BLUE is one of those rare books whose title fits so well that it presents the old chicken/egg problem of which came first the idea for the book or the title itself.

Likewise, the Goethe quote that prefaces the text: "As yellow is always accompanied with light, so it may be said that blue still brings a principle of darkness with it. The Virgin Blue Book Summary and Study Guide Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Virgin Blue Ella Turner and Isabelle du Moulin are relatives, but their lives take place centuries apart.

Isabelle lives in a small town in 16th century France during a time of great religious strife. Free download or read online The Virgin Blue pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Tracy Chevalier.

The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this historical, historical fiction story are,/5.

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Alternating between the stories of Ella and Isabelle, The Virgin Blue is a haunting tale of ancestral legacies set against a dazzlingly descriptive portrait of French provincial life today, as well as of the hardships—and harsh beauty—of life in the sixteenth century. (From the publisher.).

A rich and quirky Chinese puzzle of sorts: a family saga turns into a mystery, then is finally revealed as a domestic drama about a young American living in France who finds her own life intersecting with the history of her ancestors in palpable and uncanny : The Virgin Blue -- book review Tracy Chevalier’s first effort at fiction, The Virgin Blue, is indicative of the author’s love of art and history.

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Part detective story, part historical fiction, The Virgin Blue is a novel of passion and intrigue that compels readers to the very last page.

About The Virgin Blue Meet Ella Turner and Isabelle du Moulin—two women born centuries apart, yet bound by a fateful family legacy. Chevalier's clunky first novel, initially published in England inlacks the graceful literary intimacy of her subsequent runaway hit, Girl with a Pearl Earring.

In split-narrative fashion, it. As the novel unfolds—alternating between Ella’s story and that of Isabelle du Moulin four hundred years earlier—a common thread emerges that unexpectedly links the two women. Part detective story, part historical fiction, The Virgin Blue is a novel of passion and.

THE VIRGIN BLUE is one of those rare books whose title fits so well that it presents the old chicken/egg problem of which came first the idea for the book or the title itself. Likewise, the Goethe quote that prefaces the text: "As yellow is always accompanied with light, so it may be said that blue still brings a principle of darkness with it.

© Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd ABN 36 © Virgin Australia Airlines (SE Asia) Pty Ltd ABN 79 © Virgin Australia Airlines (NZ) Limited. As the novel unfolds—alternating between Ella’s story and that of Isabelle du Moulin four hundred years earlier—a common thread emerges that unexpectedly links the two women.

Part detective story, part historical fiction, The Virgin Blue is a novel of 4/5(2).In The Virgin Blue, her U.K.-published first novel (due for a U.S. edition in ), her modern-day character Ella Turner goes back to 16th-century France in order to revisit her family history.

As a result, she finds parallels between herself and a troubled ancestor -- a woman whose fate had been unknown until Ella discovers it.

Book Overview Meet Ella Turner and Isabelle du Moulin--two women born centuries apart, yet bound by a fateful family legacy. When Ella and her husband move to a small town in France, Ella hopes to brush up on her French, qualify to practice as a midwife, and start a family of her own.5/5(6).