The Thirteenth Tale Setting & Symbolism

Diane Setterfield
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Angelfield House

Angelfield House is the name of the mansion where the Angelfield family lives. The house fell into terrible disarray after the death of Isabelle and Charlie's father. Later, the house would burn down with Emmeline and Adeline inside, leaving them both scarred.

Topiary Garden

At Angelfield there is a topiary garden that John-the-dig and his father and grandfather before him have grown and cared for over many generations. The twins destroy the garden and cause John-the-dig to fall into a terrible depression.

Perambulator

The twins steal a perambulator from a villager in order to play with it, unconcerned that there is a baby inside.

Library

There is a large library in Angelfield House where Adeline sets the fire that destroys the house and changes the lives of the twins forever.

The Old Nursery

After Isabelle is sent to live in an asylum, Charlie locks himself inside...

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