Through A Glass, Darkly

Through A Glass, Darkly

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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.a#39;Because I sort of have to do the whole job myself.a#39; a#39;But youa#39;ll go along with the agreement?a#39; Cecilia tried to work herself a little higher up in bed. ... She tried to do as the angel said, and soon they were sitting feet to feet: Cecilia in bed, Ariel on the chair. ... a#39;Many humans believe that an angel is a ghost that flaps around between heaven and earth without a proper body a€“ a#39; a#39;Thata#39;s just how Ia#39;ve imaginedanbsp;...

Title:Through A Glass, Darkly
Author:Jostein Gaarder
Publisher:Hachette UK - 2010-07-15


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