Remarkable Creatures: A Novel

Remarkable Creatures: A Novel

Tracy Chevalier


A voyage of discovery, notable ladies, and a rare time and position improve this New York Times bestselling novel by way of Tracy Chevalier, writer of At the sting of the Orchard and Girl With a Pearl Earring.

at the windswept, fossil-strewn shorelines of the English coast, terrible and uneducated Mary Anning learns that she has a special present: "the eye" to identify fossils not anyone else can see. while she uncovers an strange fossilized skeleton within the cliffs close to her domestic, she units the non secular neighborhood on facet, the townspeople to gossip, and the clinical global alight. After enduring sour chilly, thunderstorms, and landslips, her demanding situations in simple terms develop whilst she falls in love with an most unlikely man.

Mary quickly reveals an not going champion in prickly Elizabeth Philpot, a middle-class spinster who stocks her ardour for scouring the seashores. Their dating moves a fragile stability among fierce loyalty, mutual appreciation, and infrequently suppressed envy, yet eventually seems to be their maximum asset.

Remarkable Creatures is a beautiful old novel that follows the tale of 2 notable nineteenth century fossil hunters who replaced the clinical global eternally.

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