Lambs of Gods Author:Marele Day [This is a hardcover book. The ISBN noted on the book, 1-57322-079-5, shows up as paperback on the PBS system.] — Vegetation grows out of the mouths of stone angels, and sheep wander through the chapel. For Iphigenia, Margarita and Carla, the rhythm of nature and the rituals of the Church have joined to make an encompassing whole. — They pray, th... more »ey do their daily tasks and, at the nightly knitting circle, they tell stories - stitching into their work the bright colours of fairy tale and myth. Brambles have enclosed the monastery and the three nuns have forgotten the world outside.
Until Father Ignatius pushes his way through the undergrowth in the hope of finding prime real estate. In seeking to protect the life they so cherish, the nuns find themselves capable of drawing on unimagined depths of resourcefulness.
Rich in smells and texture, and often wildly funny, Lambs of God draws on beliefs and fears deep within us and weaves them into a tapestry of dazzling originality.« less