The Choir Invisible



He is a man inspired by ideals - his great fault, in a way, because he misses the human side of people (and himself) because of them.

But Jessica is already married, and though she loves Gray back, nothing comes of it.

The book is sad and uplifting at the same time.

Set in Kentucky in 1795, schoolmaster John Gray falls in love with Amy Falconer, a silly girl - but it is really her aunt Jessica he truly loves.