Hermits: the insights of solitude

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Chatto & Windus, Jul 13, 1996 - Religion - 240 pages
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HERMITS: The Insights of Solitude

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A lively, vivid, and moving history of hermits, religious and secular, and the instincts that drove them to embrace solitude. France (The Rape of Egypt, not reviewed), deeply attracted to the solitary ... Read full review

Hermits: the insights of solitude

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A former BBC personality, France (Greek as a Treat, Penguin, 1995) spends over half the year living in solitude on the Greek island of Patmos; his own taste of the hermetical life leads him to write ... Read full review

Contents

The Emergence of the Individual
1
The Desert Fathers
20
The Russian Startsy
52
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