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In this house of Brede

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Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Catholic women,
  • Monastic and religious life of women,
  • Nuns,
  • Fiction

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ3.G5422 In, PR6013.O2 In
    The Physical Object
    Pagination376 p.
    Number of Pages376
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24764695M
    LC Control Number78083231


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In This House of Brede tells the story of Philippa, a successful businesswoman with a past, who follows God's leading to enter a monastery in Brede England in the s.

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I'd like to alert potential purchasers to the large number of print errors that bedevil the Loyola Press edition of "Brede"/5(). In This House of Brede by Rumer Godden. This book is a trip back to religious life pre-Vatican II. Well-written and easily understood. Although book is lengthy, it is a fairly quick read/5(3).

Directed by George Schaefer. With Diana Rigg, Pamela Brown, Gwen Watford, Denis Quilley. A well-to-do London businesswoman gives up her comfortable life, including the man who loves her, to become a cloistered Benedictine nun/10().

In This House of Brede is an answer to one of her enclosed friend’s wishes: a book about nuns as they really are, not as the author wishes them to be.

What do we choose. Though some of the nuns are quite authoritative, like all good books, Godden leaves us with a great number of questions to think about. In This House of Brede Book Summary and Study Guide.

Rumer Godden Booklist Rumer Godden Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of In This House of Brede; A successful civil servant leaves her life behind to become a Benedictine nun.

Philippa Talbot leaves behind a lover and a successful career in the civil service to pursue life in a. Rumer Godden (–98) was born in England, began writing fiction as an adult living in India, and continued a successful writing career after moving back to England.

She is the author of many novels, including In This House of Brede, Black Narcissus, The River, and Five for Sorrow, Ten for Joy/5(19). In This House of Brede: A Novel by Rumer Godden. Following World War II, a British widow joins a Benedictine monastery in this poignant New York Times bestseller from the author of Black Narcissus.

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In This House of Brede was the basis of a made-for-television film starring Diana Rigg. About the Author: Rumer Godden (–98) was born in England, began writing fiction as an adult living in India, and continued a successful writing career after moving back to England/5(K).

In Sussex in the south of England, Philippa begins her new life inside Brede Abbey, a venerable, year-old Benedictine monastery. Taking her place among a diverse group of extraordinary women, young and old, she is welcomed into the surprisingly rich and complex world of the devout, whom faith, fate, and circumstance have led there.

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