The Corner That Held Them (VMC) review ↠ 3

review The Corner That Held Them (VMC)

The Corner That Held Them (VMC) review ↠ 3 · ❄ [EPUB] ✼ The Corner That Held Them (VMC) By Sylvia Townsend Warner ➝ – Goproled.co.uk In memory of the wife who had once dishonoured and always despised him Brian de Retteville founded Oby a twelfth century convent in a hidden corner of Norfolk Two centuries laterEre and as befits a convent whose origin had such cheuered motives the inhabitants are prey to the ambitions suabbles jealousies and pleasures of less spiritual environmentsAn outbreak of the Black Death the collapse of the convent spire the Bish. Probably my find of the year so far The story moves like the shifting waters of the marshland on which the convent in the story is built Characters drift in and out and the whole thing is compelling A real feel for the life of a medieval community in the time of the Black Death and after Recommended

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Op's visitation and a nun's disappearance are interwoven with the everyday life The Corner PDFEPUBof the nuns novices successive Prioresses and the nun's priest in this affectionate and ironic observation of thewordly history of a religious order. When I read about this I did not think it would be interesting as the medieval period has never really been my thing Howeverthe narrative skills and observations of human nature drew me into it and I thoroughly enjoyed it The hardships and privations of life in this period are described very well as well as the politics and machinations of church life which could transfer to any period

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The Corner That Held Them VMCIn memory of the wife That Held PDF #180 who had once dishonoured and always despised him Brian de Retteville founded Oby a twelfth century convent in a hidden corner of Norfolk Two centuries later the Benedictine community is well established th. The life of a convent in deepest Norfolk between 1349 and 1382 sounds like a recipe for the most uneventful of tales It is even though it begins with a murder and ends with a loss of virginity rape but STW makes this the most eventful of uneventful tales The Black Death Peasants Revolt Crusades and the Lollards are all voices off the stage of Oby Priory but the tale of the Prioresses & Nuns during those years is fascinating I really like STW She and her books are hidden treasures of English Literature