❮Epub❯ ➜ Lambs of God ➛ Author Marele Day – Peakpopa.info

Lambs of God Carla, Margarita, And Iphigenia Are Three Nuns Living In A Crumbling Monastery On A Remote Island, Forgotten By Time, The World, And The Church Their Liturgical Calendar Is Governed By The Changing Of The Seasons, And By The Rising And Setting Of The Sun Their Days Are Spent Performing A Ritual Of Prayer And Storytelling, As They Knit The Wool Of The Sheep Who Inhabit The Monastery Grounds And Into Whose Bodies They Believe Their Deceased Sisters Souls To Have Entered Then, One Day, Seemingly Out Of Nowhere, A Priest Appears Hoping To Rise In The Church Hierarchy, He Has Presented Plans To His Bishop To Convert What He Believes Is An Uninhabited And Valuable Piece Of Church Property Into A Spa For The Wealthy And He Has Come To Investigate The Land Father Ignatius Is As Surprised To See The Nuns As They Are To See A Flesh And Blood Man, And What Follows Is The Strange, Moving, And Often Hilarious Story Of Their Struggle A Struggle Of Wills, But Also Of Faith Lambs Of God Is A Beautifully Written And Haunting Story Of Colliding Traditions, Conflicting Beliefs, And Magical Trans Formations It Weaves Together Christian Belief, Classical Mythology, Fairy Tales, Celtic Lore, And The Mysteries Of The Natural World Into One Of The Most Memorable And Gripping Of Contemporary Novels Like Ron Hansen S Mariette In Ecstasy, Lambs Of God Is A Wildly Original Investigation Into The Nature And Complexities Of Faith

10 thoughts on “Lambs of God

  1. says:

    This is a rather strange book that I had a hard time getting into, but ended up really liking a lot Three nuns between the ages of late forties to seventies have been living for a very long time on a remote island without any contact with the outside world Their version of Catholicism blends in nature worship and mythology Their daily lives consist of, in a

  2. says:

    I had never heard of Marele Day before hearing of this novel on the knitting community Ravelry It was mentioned in one discussion of novels with knitting as a theme Many participants recommended this novel, so I got curious.It s a very weird novel and difficult to describe Three nuns live peacefully on a remote and deserted island together with their sheep T

  3. says:

    Lambs of God gifts its readers with lush imagery, memorable characters, and a pervading undercurrent of myth and magic.It wasn t a story I was expecting to like, not only because of its religious setting, but because once I started, it took about 50 pages before I was fully settled into its world It s slow paced, full of vivid descriptions, slightly contrived

  4. says:

    This was a book club read I was sceptical at first but soon became enchanted with this very original idea It s among the best of books I have read I loved the descriptions of knitting history, the strange and unusual tale of 3 nuns and their surprise visitor I half expe ted something sinister to happen, but besides their very odd handling of their problem, it

  5. says:

    Loved this book, the purity of the mixture of stories of faith, folklore, fairy stories Shakespearian overtones were masterful done and the author truly cared about all her characters An uplifting and thought provoking story.

  6. says:

    Something a bit different and plenty of laugh out loud moments

  7. says:

    I read this book over 20 years ago when I was first published With a tv series about to be shown, I decided to read it again and I loved it again Such a clever story and beautifully written.

  8. says:

    This strange and unsettling book is full of destabilising events We begin in an abbey, where there are only three sisters left and their religious observances have taken on a peculiar flavour all of their own They weave fairy tales and ancient myths as well as pagan beliefs through their understanding and observance of Christian monastic life and they have begun t

  9. says:

    A highly unusual and thought provoking tale about the nature of faith, belief and religion 3 feral nuns, the last of an island community, have their solitude broken by the arrival of a priest who has plans for their home What the nuns then do is both outrageous and understandable Day captures the world of these nuns, enclosed for decades, and their little nonsenses

  10. says:

    Exceedingly quirky and weird Frequently hilarious, often squirm inducing, but it had depth that surprised me It features three forgotten nuns in a crumbling ruin of a monastery, lots of sheep, and a priest who stumbles across them in his quest to turn the property into a holiday resort Oh, and knitting Lots of knitting.Also I seem to be continuing my recent recurrin

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