“Alternating narratives weave a tale of fatalistic misfortune, set in Victorian England with an unexpected note of hope striking the finale chord.” –Kirkus Reviews, Starred.
“Mary’s spry narration . . . will seduce readers.” – The Horn Book Magazine
In Folly, Marthe Jocelyn’s Breathtaking command of language, detail, and character brings Victorian London to life on every page, while the deep emotions that illuminate this novel are as current as today’s news.
When Mary Fin falls into he arms of handsome Caden Tucker, their frolic changes the course of her life. What possessed her? She’s been a girl of common sense until now. Mary’s tale Alternates with that of young James Nelligan, a new boy in an enormous Foundling home. Three fates intertwine in this moving and fascinating story about life-changing moments.
This book was pretty good, I was a interested in the culture and aspect of the Victorian London. Although I enjoyed this book, it is definitely for an OLDER audience. 16+
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