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Through A Glass, Darkly by Jostein Gaarder
  

Through A Glass, Darkly

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Synopsis

Through A Glass, Darkly by Jostein Gaarder

Conversations about life and death, between a girl and an angel.It's almost Christmas. Cecilia lies sick in bed as her family bustle around her to make her last Christmas as special as possible. Cecilia has cancer. An angel steps through her window. So begins a spirited and engaging series of conversations between Cecelia and her angel. As the sick girl thinks about her life and prepares for her death, she changes subtly, in herself and in her relationships with her family.Jostein Gaarder is a profoundly optimistic writer, who writes about death with wisdom, compassion and an enquiring mind. THROUGH A GLASS DARKLY will not only bring comfort to the bereaved. It will move and amaze everyone who reads it.

About the Author

Jostein Gaarder is the author of SOPHIE'S WORLD, a huge bestseller in over 40 countries. He was born in Oslo in 1952 and lives there now with his wife and two sons.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st January 1998

Author

Jostein Gaarder

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Publisher

Weidenfeld & Nicolson an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Format

Paperback
176 pages

Categories

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780753806739

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