Download A Leaf on the Wind of All Hallows (Outlander, Book 8.5) by Diana Gabaldon PDF
By Diana Gabaldon
EPUB eISBN: 9780345545374
Original book: 2010
Electronic e-book: 2012
Available for the 1st time as an specific e-book during this unique Outlander novella, Diana Gabaldon unearths what fairly occurred to Roger MacKenzie Wakefield's mom and dad. Orphaned in the course of global battle II, Roger believed that his mom died throughout the London Blitz, and that his father, an RAF pilot, was once killed in wrestle. yet in An Echo within the Bone, Roger discovers that this would possibly not be the total tale. Now, in "A Leaf at the Wind of All Hallows," readers eventually examine the truth.
Praise for Diana Gabaldon's Outlander series
"All you've come to count on from Gabaldon . . . experience, historical past, romance, fantasy."--The Arizona Republic, on An Echo within the Bone
"A grand experience written on a canvas that probes the center, weighs the soul and measures the human spirit throughout ten generations."--CNN, at the Fiery Cross
"Escapist ancient fiction at its best."--San Antonio Express-News, on Drums of Autumn
"A ceremonial dinner for starving readers of eighteenth-century Scottish historical past, heroism and romance."--Kirkus stories, on Outlander
About the Author-
Diana Gabaldon is the number one manhattan instances bestselling writer of the wildly renowned Outlander novels--Outlander, Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager, Drums of Autumn, The Fiery pass, A Breath of Snow and Ashes (for which she gained a Quill Award and the Corine foreign e-book Prize), and An Echo within the Bone--as good because the similar Lord John gray books Lord John and the personal subject, Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade, Lord John and the Hand of Devils, and The Scottish Prisoner; one paintings of nonfiction, The Outlandish better half; and the Outlander picture novel The Exile. She lives in Scottsdale, Arizona, along with her husband.
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Extra resources for A Leaf on the Wind of All Hallows (Outlander, Book 8.5)
There came to Lanny’s mind an ode of the poet Horace, which he had learned as a student in Newcastle, Connecticut, telling of the man who is just and firm in his opinion, and whom neither the cruel tyrant nor the shouting mob can awe; if the whole earth should be shattered in fragments about him they would leave him undismayed. Impavidum ferient ruinae! They lived in tents on the outskirts and marched about, singing and yelling, and gathered in an immense open field to listen to their party orators through a hundred microphones.
The road wound here and there, following the course of a stream. The road was well marked, and when the signpost said, ‘Tegernsee’, Lanny swung off to the left and began to climb. The stream was brawling now, and its winds and turns were sharper, and presently there spread before the traveller’s eyes a lake of deep blue bordered with a blanket of perpetual dark green. Ja, ja, they knew, and were proud to tell him. To be sure, it was antique, but in those days a German was lucky if he owned a bicycle, or in the country a cart and an old horse to pull it.
There had been few horses left, and men who had ploughs had hitched their families to them, or else had dug up the land with spades and planted enough to keep themselves alive. Such, at any rate, were the reflections of a peace-loving Amerikanetz. At the Polish border Lanny presented his passport with the visa; also his cigarettes and his pleasant smile. A chill wind blew over these flat plains, all the way from the Baltic, and rain had begun to fall—it was the season for it. He watched the desolate landscape and the pitiful ragged people trudging on the roads, most of them bound west; his heart ached for them, and he was more than ever a peace fanatic—but not a hopeful one.