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Miss Garnet’s Angel

Salley Vickers; Kati Nicholl / Anna Massey
The new edition of Salley Vicker’s sensational debut novel. ‘Miss Garnet’s Angel’ is a voyage of discovery; a novel about Venice but also the rich story of the explosive possibilities of change in all of us at any time.Julia Garnet is a teacher. Just retired she is left a legacy which she uses by leaving her orderly life and going to live - in winter - in an apartment in Venice. Its beauty its secret corners and treasures and its people overwhelm a lifetime of reserve and caution. Above all she’s touched by the all-prevalent spirit of the Angel Raphael.The ancient tale of Tobias who travels to Media unaware he is accompanied by the Archangel Raphael unfolds alongside Julia Garnet’s contemporary journey.The two stories interweave with parents and landladies restorers and priests American tourists and ancient travellers abounding.The result is an enormously satisfying journey of the spirit - and Julia Garnet is a character to treasure.Salley Vickers the Sunday Times bestselling author once again proves her mastery in fiction through Miss Garnet’s Angel. The book a top pick among readers beautifully intertwines the ancient tale of Tobias and the contemporary journey of Julia Garnet making it a bestseller.For fans of Maggie O'Farrell (Hamnet) Rachel Joyce (Maureen Fry and the Angel of the North) Rose Tremain (Absolutely and Forever) Kate Atkinson (Shrines of Gaiety) and Bonnie Garmus (Lessons in Chemistry).

  • Published by HarperCollins UK
  • Fiction/Non-FictionFiction
  • Genre General Fiction
  • Target Audience Adult
  • Released 25th December 2014
  • Duration 03 Hrs. 59 Mins.
  • ISBN 9780008127688