The Resource Fallen skies, Philippa Gregory

Fallen skies, Philippa Gregory

Label
Fallen skies
Title
Fallen skies
Statement of responsibility
Philippa Gregory
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lily Valance is determined to forget the horrors of World War I by throwing herself into the decadent pleasures of the 1920s and pursuing her career as a music hall singer. When she meets decorated veteran Captain Stephen Winters, she's immediately drawn to his wealth and status. And Stephen, burdened by his guilt over surviving the Flanders battlefields where so many soldiers perished, sees the possibility of forgetting his anguish in Lily, but his family does not approve. They marry, only to discover that his family's façade of respectability conceals a terrifying combination of repression, jealousy and violence. When Stephen's terrors merge dangerously close with reality, the truth of what took place in the mud and darkness brings him and all who love him to a terrible reckoning
Summary
In the aftermath of World War I, a dispirited British officer returns to his wealthy family in England and marries a poor but charismatic woman, who bears the brunt of his terrible memories
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
031175
Cataloging source
UPZ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gregory, Philippa
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6057.R386
LC item number
F35 2008
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War (1914-1918)
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Great Britain
  • Women singers
  • Identity
  • Grief
  • Jealousy
  • Psychological aspects
  • Women singers
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
Fallen skies, Philippa Gregory
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A Touchstone book."
  • Includes Touchstone reading group guide (p. [511-515])
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn268677037
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Touchstone trade pbk. ed.
Extent
509, [5] pages
Isbn
9781607516378
Lccn
2009290475
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)268677037
Label
Fallen skies, Philippa Gregory
Publication
Note
  • "A Touchstone book."
  • Includes Touchstone reading group guide (p. [511-515])
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn268677037
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Touchstone trade pbk. ed.
Extent
509, [5] pages
Isbn
9781607516378
Lccn
2009290475
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)268677037

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