Angelology is a first novel by Danielle Trussoni. It was published by Viking Press in March Contents. 1 Plot; 2 Characters; 3 Publishing and film interest. : Angelology: A Novel (Angelology Series) (): Danielle Trussoni: Books. A covert age-old war between angels and humans serves as the backdrop for Trussoni’s gripping tale of supernatural thrills and divine.

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Now, a strange affliction is destroying the Nephilim, and the cure is rumored to be trhssoni ancient artifact of great power. This is about as exciting as reading a musty old history textbook can be, but leaves you ready for some action. The ending was a cliffie that really got my blood pressure up! Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

One night, when I was walking back from the chapel, I found myself in the convent reading room, a small space filled with religious books. If you are a reader who loves angels, you should add this to the reading list.

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You split your time between the United States and France. Buy the Audiobook Download: Apple Audible downpour eMusic audiobooks. And it did not disappoint. An ambitious adventure story with enough literary heft and religious fervor to satisfy anyone able to embrace its imaginative conceits and Byzantine plot. Before Nephalim we were happy, ignorant, cave people who were totally innocent and then the Angels taught the Nephalim about stuff like reading and making medicine and fire.

Nov 22, Felicia rated it liked it Shelves: One of the novel’s conceits suggests that the divide ajgelology church and science was engineered by an outside agency. That letter sparks a romp through art, literature and history that even Dan Brown would be humbled by, replete with mystery, intrigue, faith, science, and maybe even a little magic.

Loading comments… Trouble loading? Dare I say it? Grigori is a Nephilim an angel angleology has hired Verlaine to the answers he seeks. Just how this is possible is not explained nor is angelology, which could have been somewhat fascinating, if pursued in any depth. For many years now, the Angelologists and Nephilim alike have been searching for a hidden, fabled treasure from the Archangel Michael himself, which, if angelologu Nephilim were to obtain it would be their instrument to unlimited power on earth and also cure their mysterious wasting disease.


Sister Evangeline is leading a quiet life of prayer in a convent situated in Milton, New York, when she receives a letter from Paul Verlaine asking for access to the convent’s archives.

Angelology (Angel , book 1) by Danielle Trussoni

Our morning work hours are very quiet, very calm, with no music or television on, making the house a perfect environment for writing. I couldn’t grasp onto it, nothing ever felt REAL to me, so it was hard for me to suspend disbelief. Explore the Home Gift Guide. The Nephilim waited for many days, watching, until Danirlle had loaded the final animals onto the Ark.

Like they wait for us to do all angleology research on the magical harp that is magical and then they STEAL it! Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. I don’t even know where to begin with the myriad inconsistencies and sloppiness of this story, which could have been told in half the time if the writer had not gone to infuriating pains to describe in mind-numbi The only reason I didn’t give this book one star was because the concept was intriguing and it’s clear the author did her research.

La seconda parte ci riporta indietro agli angslology ’40, dove riviviamo, grazie alle memorie di Celestine, gli avvenimenti di quegli anni che hanno coinvolto la anngelology, Gabrielle e lo stesso Percival.

I think Danielle was trying to balance out the fantastical angels, etc. Which did you enjoy writing more, the present-day events with Evangeline and Verlaine or Celestine’s narrative?

Mas por outro lado, foi exaustivo demais. You know there are some exciting parts somewhere if only she’d stop blathering on about the absolute stupidest details, like the color of the typewriter she used to respond to some man’s letter or the size of th Gah Simultaneously, the book introduces Percival Grigori, a critically ill, once-winged member of one of the most powerful families in an ancient race of beings born of a union between fallen angels and human beings: Yes, it seems to me that, in many ways, science and religion have parted ways.


I had such fun creating the characters.

But they have desire for lust and greed. The writing is pretentious and smells heavily of Thesaurus and is extremely uninspiring. Atmospheric, beguiling, and-if you’ll pardon the pun-diabolically good. More than anything, Angelology reminded me of a hybrid of Elizabeth Kostova’s The Historian and a well-written Dan Brown novel if that’s not an oxymoron. But I had to overcome a slow opening where Evangeline the names were a little heavy-handed looks at herself in a mirror, and goes through her There was a lot of buzz about this.

The only remotely compelling sections were those in Bulgaria, particularly concerning Celestine and Gabrielle. Non finisce nulla dopo l’ultima pagina di Angelology. Seriously, all that explanation, the stories about the pas Ugh, i’ll try to be nice.


Rose Convent outside New York City. The Nephilim are the bad guys and the Angelologists have striven for centuries to defeat them, and to keep the angeloloy from falling into the servitude of the Nephilim.

Unfortunately it read like the ending to a bad superhero movie. I know Trussoni went to Iowa which is usually a yardstick of some kind and she wrote an acclaimed memoir before this, and this very book is a NY Times Notable Book of I would have kept reading anyway, but now I feel like my arm is being twisted to read the next book.

Especially when the contact agreed that time was of the essence? The only reason I even finished it was to see if I could. A pleasure from start to finish. For the secrets these letters guard are desperately coveted by the once-powerful Nephilim, who aim to perpetuate war, subvert the good in humanity, and dominate mankind.

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