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Holy Fools : A Novel
Holy Fools A Novel
Author: Joanne Harris
In the year 1605, a young, pregnant widow seeks sanctuary at the Abbey of Sainte Marie-de-la-mer. After the birth of her daughter, she takes up the veil, and a new name, Soeur Auguste. But the peace she has found is shattered five years later by the events that follow the death of her kind benefactress, the Reverend Mother. When a new abbess a...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780060586249
ISBN-10: 0060586249
Publication Date: 2/2004
Edition: Unabridged
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Publisher: HarperAudio
Book Type: Audio Cassette
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evelyn0309 avatar reviewed Holy Fools : A Novel on + 84 more book reviews
Harris invites you into the world of 17th century French traveling troupes and secluded convents. The characters are flawed, not formulaic, and always intriguing. The plot is multi-layered and grabs you from the beginning. The narration was superb with British Suzanne Bertish hitting all of the right notes and executing perfect French pronunciation. I enjoyed every aspect of this book and highly recommend the audio version!


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