|Through a Glass, Darkly (1993) [Novel]|
by Jostein Gaarder
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(From the publisher):
As Cecilia lies ill in bed and her family prepare for Christmas, knowing she will not recover, an angel steps through her window. But Ariel is no ordinary angel - at least, he does not conform to conventional ideas of what an angel looks like and says. He likes nothing better than to sit around and chat about life, death and the universe. Through a Glass, Darkly
is a springboard for a spirited and thoroughly engaging series of conversations between Cecilia and her angel.
As the weeks pass and winter turns to spring, subtle changes take place in the relationship between Cecilia and her family, as she swings from feelings of anger and denial, hope and despair, to a calm acceptance of her lot. She is preparing to leave...
Original title: I et speil, i en gåte
Genre: Fiction→ Religious→ Christianity
Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Social Issues→ Illness, Death, And Dying