A mysterious, blazing comet. A young woman escaping across the polar ice cap of Siberia. And twin brothers, born into an eccentric immigrant Prairie family, each navigating a life course driven by unstoppable destiny. With story elements as magical and multi-layered as these, combined with finely realized characters and a lyrical mastery of language, Marilyn Bowering has created a mesmerizing, completely satisfying novel. Visible Worlds
is an outstanding follow-up to her first acclaimed novel, To All Appearances A Lady
, and confirms author Susan Swan's assertion that "[Ms.Bowering] is a writer's writer and a reader's treasure."
"It is by turns suspenseful and sorrowful, joyous, and disturbing.Her command of the telling line, the careful use of words, is evident throughout this bookthe characters are so rich and fascinating, the reader doesn't want to leave them so soon." Quill & Quire
Marilyn Bowering is the author of To All Appearances a Lady, as well as several books of poetry, including Autobiography, Love As It Is, Calling All the World, and Anyone Can See I Love You. She was born in Winnipeg, and has lived and worked all over the world. She now makes her home in Sooke, BC.