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Fallen Skies: A Novel (Historical Novels)
Fallen Skies: A Novel (Historical Novels) by Philippa Gregory 1416593144 9781416593140
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Fallen Skies: A Novel (Historical Novels) by Philippa Gregory

Can a familys mannered traditions and cool emotions erase the horrors of war from a young couples past?Now back in print fromNew York Timesbestselling author Philippa Gregory,Fallen Skiestakes readers to post-World War I England in a suspenseful story about the marriage of a wealthy war hero and an aspiring singer he barely knows.Lily Valance is determined to forget the horrors of the war by throwing herself into the decadent pleasures of the 1920s and pursuing her career as a music hall singer. When she meets Captain Stephen Winters, a decorated veteran, shes 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.Lily marries Stephen, only to discover that his familys faade of respectability conceals a terrifying combination of repression, jealousy and violence. When Stephens 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.

Author: Philippa Gregory

Language: English

Edition: Original

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 509

Publisher: Washington Square Press

Publication Date: 2008-12-02

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