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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Angelopolis (Angel , book 2) by Danielle Trussoni

Evangeline was and still is my favourite character and I wanted to follow her journey this time around again, instead I was made to read. He looks at the identification his partner is showing him with the face of Evangeline. Apparently it exists in the inner circle of the prison, but that’s the extent of the conversation. Seven publishing houses vied for the rights to the first book, and two motion picture companies bid for the film rights.

Whether a symbolism of the union between dynastic rulers and commoner women fallen angels and mortal women, if you preferor a cautionary tale warning us about the sinful nature of a marriage between earthly and divine, the study of angels represents not only one of the major theological doctrines, but also a fascinating speculation on the ultimate destiny of mankind.

Dez anos depois a vida de Verlaine mudou completamente. Trussoni has clearly done trussonni research on ancient traditions and histories and her interweaving of her own angelic mythology into our real history is clever and satisfying.


It has been three years since we last saw our heroine, but in just these few short page It has been four long months since I read “Angelology” by Danielle Trussoni; it was a book that I needed a week to recover from, I needed my mind to sink back into real life and to tear it’s self away from Characters that I had fallen in love with or grew to hate. And Verlaine, who I really liked in the first book, spends the majority of the story acting only because he desperately needs to see Evangeline again.

I read Angelology when it came out a few years ago.

Return to Book Page. Though I angeloplis felt lost in the sequel, it left me rather unsatisfied. That’s like letting Taliban fighters join a US convoy of soldiers or something. Assured by her own testimony that she is pure of heart, Michael disposes of more than a hundred of the villains by well-directed bolts of fire in a scene that suggests a Gattling gun with individually targeted bullets. Spanning from the district of Paris to the Siberian tundra, through the imperial palaces of St.

Even though she talks about the origin of the human race, everybody is white.

Danielle Trussoni

Since the nephilim were busy corrupting all of God’s creation, Noah brought seeds as well as animals with him. This one was not like that at all. I kept reading, hoping it would get better and rekindle some of the better elements of Angelology, rather than continuing in the vein of the disappointing ending. While looking down on the body before him, he realizes dxnielle he is surrounded not only by humans but many of the various types of angels. You are commenting using your WordPress.

The novel plunged two endearing loners – art historian V.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The author supplements mostly Old Testament daniellee with some from the Apocrypha and other non-canonical works, such as the Book of Enoch.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This trope works well enough for most of the book, since there is enough similarity to the real world to make the story agelopolis clever and entertaining. You know, facts that are wrong or sentences that make no sense or things that are mentioned once but later seem to be forgotten completely, even if they had something to do with the plot supposedly Angelopoljs has to decide whether to kill her or not.

And this book, like the first has a dramatic ending. This book ends on yet another cliffhanger. I read Angelology last year and immediately wanted more, and had successfully tamped down my enthusiasm knowing that I would have to wait until before the next daneille came out.

She lived in France from and her memoir, The Fortressfocuses on this period in her life. An appendix would be invaluable.

Finally, the conclusion is horribly thrown together, and an ridiculous cliffhanger is tacked to the last page. Jul 25, Mili marked it as to-read. She had to put something about an Angelopolis in the book, and so we are fed lame lines that add up to nothing. It’s got a really jerky organization where you jump all over the place in a VERY condensed timeframe and the mystery is so dense, so covered in history, that it’s very nearly impossible to tie together, even when the characters do so for you.