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In "Remarkable Creatures" Chevalier has done a good job of taking real historical figures and crafting an interesting story around them.
I thoroughly enjoyed this novel about the lives of Mary Anning and Elizabeth Philpot - two very remarkable women living in 19th century England.
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.
This was offered for sale at a cheap price so I bought it on a whim. Didn't know what to expect from it. Read morePublished 1 day ago by NoWireHangers
Tracy Chavalier has a way with words. She weaves history and fiction into a tale that draws the reader in.Published 2 days ago by Myrna Boam
This is one of my favorite books by Tracy Chevalier. For me, the timing was right since we recently purchased a home on the beach and also visited Dallas's Perot Museum of Nature... Read morePublished 5 days ago by JB
Interesting perspective on the history of archaeology and England. Plus, it is a good example of how women were integral in early scientific research!Published 6 days ago by R D Rosenkoetter
This is only ADULT novel I've read on Anning, the previous ones having been a children's book and a Young Adult novel (DRAGONS IN THE ROCKS was the title of one of them--i forget... Read morePublished 13 days ago by Ronald G. Linville
I have read many of Tracy Chevalier novels, and enjoy historic fiction. This was one of her better ones and I found the story line a little surprising. Read morePublished 22 days ago by Amazon Customer
A good fictionalised account of a true story. A great read, as are all Tracy Chevallier's books. Need to get down to Lyme Regis now to find the places mentioned.Published 1 month ago by Lin
Although I am not knowledgable of the Geological terms and names of Animal species I enjoyed this book because of the time setting and struggles women had, to be recognized for... Read morePublished 1 month ago by WYNONA L. SOUTHERLAND