Andi Alpers in on the edge. She's angry at her father for leaving, angry at her mother not being able to cope, and angry at the world for taking her younger brother, Truman. Rage and grief are destroying her. And her father has determined that accompanying him to Paris over winter break is the solution.
But Paris is a city of ghosts for Andi. And when she finds a centuries old diary, the ghosts begin to walk off the page. Alexandrine, the owner of the journal, lived during the French revolution. She's angry too. It's the same fire that consumed Andi, Andi finds comfort in it-until, on a midnight journey through the catacombs, words transcend paper and time, and the past becomes suddenly, terrifying present.
Jennifer Donnelly, author of the award winning novel A Northern Light, artfully weaves two girl's stories into one unforgettable account of life, loss, and enduring love. from the streets of modern Brooklyn to the heart of the French Revolution, Revolution spans centuries and vividly depicts the eternal struggles of the human heart.
Ficção / Jovem adulto