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Review: Mariette in Ecstasy

User Review  - Carla Norton - Goodreads

Ron Hansen is a novelist writing like a poet in Mariette in Ecstasy. His plot and characters are compelling, but it is Hansen's lyric style and startling imagery that distinguish this work. Hansen's ... Read full review

Review: Mariette in Ecstasy

User Review  - Jude Joseph Lovell - Goodreads

One of my all-time favorite novels and a HUGE influence on my own writing. Read full review

Review: Mariette in Ecstasy

User Review  - Jenny Shank - Goodreads

Jealous nuns! Temptation! Stigmata! Self-flagellation! Exquisite writing! How's a Catholic girl supposed to not love this? Read full review

Review: Mariette in Ecstasy

User Review  - Karen - Goodreads

I know I read this before. I did not remember anything about it as I read. It is an intriguing book. It questions our beliefs in the miraculous as we see a young girl in a convent suffer the stigmata. Is it real or somehow faked? Fascinating read. Read full review

Review: Mariette in Ecstasy

User Review  - Deborah - Goodreads

I LOVE this book Read full review

Review: Mariette in Ecstasy

User Review  - Suzanne Fox - Goodreads

It's my belief that very varied reviews, by readers and professional critics, are sometimes signs that something really interesting is going on--that an author has taken a real risk, made a really ... Read full review

Review: Mariette in Ecstasy

User Review  - Dan Yingst - Goodreads

Very beautiful. My other thoughts have not clearly formed, but I recommend. Read full review

Review: Mariette in Ecstasy

User Review  - Ryan - Goodreads

Wonderful an poetic. Read full review

Review: Mariette in Ecstasy

User Review  - Jim Corcoran - Goodreads

It's really not about what you think it's about, but it reads like a prayer. The passages are almost haiku-like in their descriptions of nature. It makes one take a closer look at his surroundings ... Read full review

Review: Mariette in Ecstasy

User Review  - John Larrere - Goodreads

Hanson has recreated an accurate experience of spirituality and religious life at the advent of the 20th century. His characters are earthy and warm, flaws and all. Read full review


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