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I highly recommend it for an entertaining summer read.
I thoroughly enjoyed this novel about the lives of Mary Anning and Elizabeth Philpot - two very remarkable women living in 19th century England.
In "Remarkable Creatures" Chevalier has done a good job of taking real historical figures and crafting an interesting story around them.
This was a book that was recommended by a friend & after reading the description of the book wasn't sure it was a book that I would enjoy. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Patricia A. Collins
Fascinating story and very interesting characters. I found it hard to put down.Published 4 days ago by GeeGee
Remarkable Creatures was a most wonderful read. The author, Tracy Chevalier is most known for having written The Girl With the Pearl Earring. And I have a confession to make. Read morePublished 14 days ago by SephiPiderWitch
Like her better-known Girl With a Pearl Earring, Chevalier leans toward historically-based literature. Read morePublished 1 month ago by S. Nelson
**Fascinating story. I'm surprised anyone can make fossil hunting a page-turner. Well-researched and well-rendered. Makes me proud to be a woman. Read morePublished 1 month ago by j brown
A good novel to give a feeling for the impact of fossils and evolution in the 19th century.Published 1 month ago by Nancy Shinno
Slow moving book, finally becomes interesting in chapter 6 (of 10). Background history are worthy to note, but fictional storyline could've been more captivating.Published 1 month ago by the Maggie D
This was an excellent novel written around the life of a real girl who lived around the 1820's and despite her humble and poor life style became emensly knowledgeable about fossils... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
A lovely little book that is a bit slow, but absolutely worth the read. Very interesting insight to life in England in the early 1800's.Published 2 months ago by Judy Winfield