Join Danielle and her co-host Walter Kirn for the Writerly Podcast, a weekly discussion of all things pertaining to the real lives of working writers. Download the. Or at least that’s the alarming state of affairs at the heart of Danielle Trussoni’s best-selling novel, “Angelology.” Called Nephilim, these. Note: There are some very small spoilers for Book One (plus a whited-out section with a bigger, but not the biggest spoiler), and no spoilers for.

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That was interesting and sort of twisted.

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And Verlaine, who I really liked in dankelle first book, spends the majority of the story acting only because he desperately daniele to see Evangeline again. I am tickled at the fact that this over-explanation crap that you see all the time actually has a name!

Please email webmaster fantasticfiction. Equally troublesome are the settings that contain items that were previously not included. The storyline is convoluted, choppy, new characters are introduced, then dropped like hot potato, they advance the plot somehow, and we never hear of them again; the writing is really clumsy, virtually everyone in the book speaks in exactly same, wooden, “let me give you a lecture” style.

A Novel Angelology Series Author s: So the first one was imaginative and entertaining, not without its flaws, but fun to read. Trussoni currently lives in New York City. Ten years after the events told in Angelology, Verlaine is now an accomplished angelologist, and Evangeline hasn’t been heard of. A messy, ambitious novel that manages to be both page-turning without ever really absorbing you in the story.


The series has been picked up by Columbia Pictures, so it looks like a movie is in the works. There were a few scenes bursting with action, but they were spread out few and far between the scenes that comprised the bulk of the book: However, a final resolution to the conflict between angelologist secret society and Nephilim will elude us at the end of this novel, preparing the scene for an apocalyptic scenario of doom, war, and antagonism between Verlaine and Evangeline.

There are some very small spoilers for Book One plus a whited-out section with a bigger, but not the biggest spoilerand no spoilers for Book Two.

A Memoirwhich dealt with her efforts to understand her father and his experiences as a tunnel rat in the War in Vietnamwas chosen by The New York Times as one of the Ten Best Books of The beautiful cover drew me to it like a moth to a flame, angelopoljs it was the story kept me in the fire. I think part of my issue with this story, is that a lot of new stuff is introduced which I don’t mind but it is introduced in a manner that it wants you to turssoni you already were introduced to it in the first novel which left me feeling like I missed a couple hundred pages in the first book.

Review of “Angelology” and “Angelopolis” by Danielle Trussoni | Rhapsody in Books Weblog

While the Russian peasants starved, workers toiled on such delights as a perfect miniature replica of the Coronation carriage that took 15 months fanielle make working hour days. Thanks for sharing with us Jill. That was really clever. Yeah, who would’ve known there would be a sequel to this sequel, yaawwwn. She had to put something about an Angelopolis in the book, and so we are fed lame lines that add up to nothing.

What even a fast reading of this book can’t save is the ending. So, after three years of anticipation, I eagerly began the sequel. danille


Angelopolis by Danielle Trussoni – book review

Trussoni blended historical fiction with the fantastic – and threw in a bit of a literary mystery, too, with some romance. Another thing that really bothered me and it may just be I missed something is Bruno states after finding a dead nephilim that Evangeline trussoin completely human, and a few pages later he completely knows and accepts she isn’t.

It has received a number of pre-publication endorsements, most notably from Cheryl Strayedwho wrote: Next turned to be a major disappointment. In fact, the ending just kind of happens and you are left hanging. Spanning from the district of Paris to the Siberian tundra, through the imperial palaces of St. Verlaine hasn’t seen his partner-in-crime, the nun that’s more than she appears, Evangeline, since danielpe day.

There wasn’t one single thing to redeem it.

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I imagine the amount of research to write these takes a anhelopolis. She was my absolute favourite character and I found her presence in this book more or less lacking. Near to the Eiffel Tower we angeolpolis a broken body of an angel, lying in a puddle of blue blood,and two gifted Angelologists. It makes absolutely no sense whatsoever.

There are awkward, jarring gaps where her characters will get like, knocked out or something and then all of a sudden the plot has jumped ahead by miles.

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