Five for Sorrow, Ten for Joy: A Novel
This haunting tale of shame and redemption is the story of Lise Fanshawe, prostitute and brothel manager, murderer and prisoner, and, finally, a Catholic nun in an order dedicated to serving people marginalized by society. An inspiring and convincing conversion story that shows God's mercy.
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"He has regarded the lowliness of His handmaid and He, who is mighty, hath done great things in me." By sally tarbox on 25 December 2017 Format: Kindle Edition This isn't quite up with Godden's superb ... Read full review
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Five for Sorrow, Ten for Joy is another beautifully written novel of the religious experience by Rumer Godden. The title refers to the images one invokes while praying the rosary: the five are for the ... Read full review