Author:Amidon, Allyce
Position:Brief article - Book review

Traci L. Slatton; BROKEN; Parvati Press (Fiction: Fantasy) 16.99 ISBN: 9780986061158

Byline: Allyce Amidon

Slatton has created a beautiful, heart wrenching tale of humanity during the Second World War. When her beloved Ariel is lost, the angel Alia chooses to fall, taking on a human body in Paris on the eve of war. She befriends the city's artists, from Pablo Picasso and Salvador DalA- to Edith Piaf and Sacha Guitry, and experiences all of Paris's human pleasures: drinking, partying, and having sex with wild abandon. Two men, in particular, catch her affection: bullfighter Pedro and openly Jewish musician Josef. As the war takes over, Alia also finds herself drawn protectively to Josef's widowed sister, Suzanne, and her young daughter, CA[c]cile. But as the Nazi's march...

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