A Jest of God (Phoenix Fiction)

A Jest of God (Phoenix Fiction)

Margaret Laurence


A thirty-four-year-old college instructor residing together with her mom, Rachel Cameron feels trapped in an atmosphere of small-town deceit and pettiness—her personal and that of others. She longs for touch with one other individual who stocks her rebellious spirit. ultimately, by means of confronting either love and demise, Rachel earns the liberty she desperately needs.

Winner of the Governor General's Literary Award, A Jest of God was once additionally the root of the motion picture Rachel, Rachel.

"Mrs. Laurence tells [her tale] unsparingly, with absolute authority, utilizing her thorough knowing of Rachel to attract us into her soreness. we all know Rachel, sympathize together with her, and in a feeling, turn into Rachel, so actual is her voice. . . . A Jest of God has impressive readability, appealing aspect, in addition to the emotional influence of sincere confession."—Joan J. corridor, Saturday Review

"Laurence's rendition is as regards to ideal . . . reaffirming her skill to attract, with no pathos, life-sized girls. . . . Skillfully wrought and eloquently told."—Marilyn Gardner, Christian technological know-how Monitor

One of Canada's so much finished writers, Margaret Laurence(1926-1987) was once the recipient of many awards, together with the celebrated Governer General's Litarary Award for The Diviners and A Jest of God.

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