In This House of Brede Author:Rumer Godden "What do you seek?" — "To try my vocation as a Benedictinee in this house of Brede." — The seeker is Phillipa Talbot, a successful and sophisticated woman who gives up her career to become a nun in a convent. — "In This House of Brede" progressess through fifteen years of Phillipa's pilgrimage, and the years it takes her to face the mysterious trag... more »edy that still haunts her.
An immensely readable book. A quiet celebration of reverence.
This book was 5 months on the best seller list and was a choice of the book of the month club and of the Catholic Digest book club.« less