Download The Virgin Blue

The Virgin Blue

Meet Ella Turner and Isabelle du Moulin—two women born centuries apart, yet bound by a fateful family legacy. When Ella and her husband move to a small town in France, Ella hopes to brush up on her French, qualify to practice as a midwife, and start a family of her own. Village life turns out to be less idyllic than she expected, however, and a peculiar dream of the color
Meet Ella Turner and Isabelle du Moulin—two women born centuries apart, yet bound by a fateful family legacy. When Ella and her husband move to a small town in France, Ella hopes to brush up on her French, qualify to practice as a midwife, and start a family of her own. Village life turns out to be less idyllic than she expected, however, and a peculiar dream of the color blue propels her on a quest to uncover her family’s French ancestry. As the novel unfolds—alternating between Ella’s story and that of Isabelle du Moulin four hundred years earlier—a common thread emerges that unexpectedly links the two women. Part detective story, part historical fiction, The Virgin Blue is a novel of passion and intrigue that compels readers to the very last page.


Author: Tracy Chevalier
Pages: 320 pages
Format: PDF
Size: 12.05 Mb



More ebooks

  • My Life in FranceDownload My Life in France In her own words, here is the captivating story of Julia Child’s years in France, where she fell in love with French food and found ‘her true calling.’From the moment the ship docked in Le Havre in the fall of 1948 and Julia watched the well-muscled stevedores unloading the cargo to the first perfectly soigne meal that she and her husband, Paul, savored in Rouen en route t In her own words, here is the captivating story of Julia […]
  • Garden SpellsDownload Garden Spells The women of the Waverley family -- whether they like it or not -- are heirs to an unusual legacy, one that grows in a fenced plot behind their Queen Anne home on Pendland Street in Bascom, North Carolina. There, an apple tree bearing fruit of magical properties looms over a garden filled with herbs and edible flowers that possess the power to affect in curious ways anyone The women of the Waverley family -- whether they like it […]
  • The Concise Oxford Companion to African American LiteratureDownload The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature This abridgement of The Oxford Companion to African American Literature collects more than 400 biographies (authors, critics, literary characters and historical figures) of both well-known figures and the lives and careers of writers not found in other reference works. The abridgement also includes the 150 plot summaries of major works. The editors include the biographic d This abridgement of The Oxford Companion to African […]
  • Ella Minnow PeaDownload Ella Minnow Pea Ella Minnow Pea is a girl living happily on the fictional island of Nollop off the coast of South Carolina. Nollop was named after Nevin Nollop, author of the immortal pangram,* "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog." Now Ella finds herself acting to save her friends, family, and fellow citizens from the encroaching totalitarianism of the island's Council, which has Ella Minnow Pea is a girl living happily on the fictional […]
  • BluetsDownload Bluets Suppose I were to begin by saying that I had fallen in love with a color . . .A lyrical, philosophical, and often explicit exploration of personal suffering and the limitations of vision and love, as refracted through the color blue. With Bluets, Maggie Nelson has entered the pantheon of brilliant lyric essayists.Maggie Nelson is the author of numerous books of poetry and Suppose I were to begin by saying that I had fallen in […]
  • 60-Second French Grammar Workout: 140 Speed Tests to Boost Your Fluency (60-Second . . . Workouts)Download 60-Second French Grammar Workout: 140 Speed Tests to Boost Your Fluency (60-Second . . . Workouts) These pocket-size workbooks really put students through their paces Perfect for on-the-go learning or studying whenever there's a moment to spare, they are designed to be written in against the clock. Each book includes 140 exercises with more than 2,000 questions to help students expand, brush up, or check vocabulary and grammar. An ingenious quick-check system lets stude These pocket-size workbooks really put students through […]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *