A Certain Slant of Light

  • by Laura Whitcomb
  • Narrated by Lauren Molina
  • 8 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In the class of the high school English teacher she has been haunting, Helen feels them: for the first time in 130 years, human eyes are looking at her. They belong to a boy, a boy who has not seemed remarkable until now. And Helen, terrified, but intrigued, is drawn to him. The fact that he is in a body and she is not presents this unlikely couple with their first challenge. But as the lovers struggle to find a way to be together, they begin to discover the secrets of their former lives and of the young people they come to possess.

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What the Critics Say

"The author's poetic prose, capturing the spirit and sorrow of the two unearthly protagonists, will likely have a mesmerizing effect." (Publishers Weekly)
"Whitcomb writes with a grace that befits Helen's more modulated world while depicting contemporary society with sharp insight." (School Library Journal)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

WOW!!!!! Mesmerizing.

I cannot brag enough about this book. It got me by surprise actually. Read the synopsis and thought...looks like a good story. Little did I know I would be soooo caught up and mesmerized with this book. Totally obsessed with it. Went thru it in a day. AMAZING!!! You wont be disappointed at all. Great love story. Lots of suspense. LOVED IT!!!!!! Want more like this one. :)
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- Tammy

Entertaining Book

Pleasantly surprised. I really enjoyed this book. Well written, unpredictable and imaginitive.
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- Artsygirl71

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-09-2006
  • Publisher: Listening Library