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Helena, a novel.

Author: Evelyn Waugh
Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, 1950.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Helena is the intelligent, horse-mad daughter of a British chieftan who is suddenly betrothed to the warrior who becomes the Roman emperor Constantius. She spends her life seeking truth in the religions, mythologies, and philosophies of the declining ancient world. This she eventually finds in Christianity and literally in the Cross of Christ.
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Christian fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Waugh, Evelyn, 1903-1966.
Helena.
Boston, Little, Brown, 1950
(OCoLC)607720052
Named Person: Helena, Saint; Helena, Saint
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Evelyn Waugh
OCLC Number: 367490
Description: xiii, 247 pages 20 cm
Contents: Court memoir --
Fair Helen forfeit --
None but my foe to be my guide --
The career open to talent --
The post of honour is a private station --
Ancien Régime --
The second spring --
Constantine's great treat --
Recessional --
The innocence of Bishop Macarius --
Epiphany --
Ellen's invention.

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Helena is the intelligent, horse-mad daughter of a British chieftan who is suddenly betrothed to the warrior who becomes the Roman emperor Constantius. She spends her life seeking truth in the religions, mythologies, and philosophies of the declining ancient world. This she eventually finds in Christianity and literally in the Cross of Christ.

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