Overview:Remarkable Creatures - A stunning novel of female friendship, forbidden love and evolution from the bestselling author of Girl with a Pearl Earring.In the early nineteenth century, a windswept beach along the English coast brims with fossils for those with the eye...From the moment she's struck by lightning as a baby, it is clear Mary Anning is different. Her discovery of strange fossilized creatures in the cliffs of Lyme Regis sets the world alight. But Mary must face powerful prejudice from a male scientific establishment, not to mention vicious gossip and the heartbreak of forbidden love.Then - in prickly, clever Elizabeth Philpot, a fossil-obsessed middle-class spinster - she finds a champion, and a rival. Despite their differences in class and age, Mary and Elizabeth's loyalty and passion for the truth must win out.Remarkable Creatures is a stunning novel of how one woman's gift transcends class and gender to lead to some of the most important discoveries of the nineteenth century. Above all, it is a revealing portrait of the intricate and resilient nature of female friendship.
This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725708-9780007518593. It was written by the following authors: Tracy Chevalier. Book Remarkable Creatures, which can be read online, published by the company: HarperCollins Publishers. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Fiction. The book was published on 2013-01-03 00:00:00. It has 352 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 256 g. File for download Remarkable Creatures has PDF format and is called remarkable-creatures.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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