In Falling Snow

In Falling Snow

A Novel

Book - 2013
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Iris is getting old. A widow, her days are spent living quietly and worrying about her granddaughter, Grace, a headstrong young doctor. It's a small sort of life. But one day an invitation comes for Iris through the post to a reunion in France, where she served in a hospital during WWI.
Publisher: Toronto : Penguin Group, 2013, c2012.
ISBN: 9780143188001
Characteristics: 454 p. ;,21 cm.


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Dec 11, 2018

This is a very well-crafted book. I enjoyed the way that MacColl interwove the past and present in plot lines following Iris and Grace. I found the plot and characters to be very engaging. I will read other work by this author.

Mar 15, 2017

Touted as International Best Seller which is one reason I bought it.
Didn't get "into" the story 'til well past mid point though I'm medical person myself, just didn't grip me 'til the end, and still wondering about parts mentioned earlier that don't seem to've been answered at all.

Cathy_Library Nov 17, 2013

-interesting look at women in medicine - set in France during WWI and Australia in 1970's -intriguing and realistic characters and the choices they make -told from different points of view

lib_apart Sep 05, 2013

This sweeping novel follows the lives of the so-called "flower bird girls": Iris Crane and Violet Heron, through friendship and tragedy. Picture Clara Barton as a young Australian nurse during WWI.

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