Letter to Sister Benedicta PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

Letter to Sister Benedicta free pdf Fat and fifty, educated only to be a wife and mother, Ruby Constad has reached a point of crisis. Her husband, Leon, lies in a nursing home after a stroke that has left him paralysed- her grown-up children are gone. In her anguish Ruby appeals for help to a half-remembered figure from her colonial Indian girlhood - Sister Benedicta. Gradually the events leading up to Leon's stroke are revealed and a woman emerges whose capacity to love, hope and understand are far greater than she realises.

About Rose Tremain

Rose Tremain's bestselling novels have won many awards, including the Orange Prize (The Road Home), the Whitbread Novel of the Year (Music and Silence), the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Prix Femina Etranger (Sacred Country).Restoration was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in1989 and made into a film in 1995.Her short story, 'Moth', was also filmed (as the award-winning Ricky) by Francois Ozon in 2009. Her most recent novel, Trespass, was a Richard and Judy Bookclub Choice. Rose Tremain was made a CBE in 2007.She lives in Norfolk and London with the biographer, Richard Holmes.

Details Book

Author : Rose Tremain
Publisher : Vintage
Data Published : 02 September 1999
ISBN : 0099284073
EAN : 9780099284079
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 192 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews Letter to Sister Benedicta



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Stroke and the Family free pdfStroke and the Family

    A young woman suffers a stroke- she rebuilds her career and personal life. but not before her marriage falls apart. An eighty-year-old man dies unexpectedly of stroke. leaving his grown sons to wonder whether they are genetically predisposed to stroke..


  • Stroke and the Family free pdfStroke and the Family

    A young woman suffers a stroke- she rebuilds her career and personal life. but not before her marriage falls apart. An eighty-year-old man dies unexpectedly of stroke. leaving his grown sons to wonder whether they are genetically predisposed to stroke..


  • Acute Stroke Nursing free pdfAcute Stroke Nursing

    Stroke is a medical emergency. With active and efficient nursing management in the initial hours after stroke onset. effective recovery and rehabilitation is increased. "Acute Stroke Nursing" provides nurses with a current..


  • Sister Mother Husband Dog   free pdfSister Mother Husband Dog

    In "Sister Mother Husband Dog." Delia Ephron brings her trademark wit and effervescent prose to a series of autobiographical essays about life. love. writing. movies. and family. In Sister. she deftly captures the rivalry..


  • Celtic Hand Stroke by Stroke free pdfCeltic Hand Stroke by Stroke

    Complete stroke-by-stroke guide to creating each letter of the alphabet in the beautiful. distinctive Celtic manner. Crystal clear instructions cover hand positions..


  • Letter to Sister Benedicta free pdfLetter to Sister Benedicta

    . Fat and fifty, educated only to be a wife and mother, Ruby Constad has reached a point of crisis. Her husband, Leon, lies in a nursing home after a stroke that has left him paralysed- her grown-up c