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In This House of Brede
In This House of Brede
Author: Rumer Godden
A picture of the Brede Benedictine monastary and a short review of the book by Orville Prescott
ISBN: 160063
Publication Date: 1969
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Publisher: Viking Press
Book Type: Hardcover
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This is the story of a welathy woman's callin to a Catholic Bendedictine monastary. A real picture of life in a maonastary. Eventhough the names are fictional, Rumer spent 3 years lodged outside a real monastary and was allowed to interview the nuns there for material used in this novel.

A must read for anyone contemplating this life-style or who knows a monk or nun.

Descriptions of the countryside and seasons are fantastic!

Steve


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