Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Remarkable Creatures

Fiction by Tracy Chevalier.
Remarkable Creatures

This book makes a fictionalized account of real people in nineteenth century England, and a woman who made remarkable strides in science but received very little credit for doing so. At the center of the story is Mary Anning, a girl with a knack for finding fossils.

As with all of Tracy Chevalier's novels, this book makes the people of history come alive for the reader. I also recently read The Last Runaway, which was even better than Remarkable Creatures.

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