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The testament of Mary

Author: Colm Tóibín
Publisher: London : Viking, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a voice that is both tender and filled with rage, 'The Testament of Mary' tells the story of a cataclysmic event which led to an overpowering grief. For Mary, her son has been lost to the world, and now, living in exile and in fear, she tries to piece together the memories of the events that led to her son's brutal death.
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Historical
Historical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Mary, Blessed Virgin Saint; Mary, Blessed Virgin Saint.; Maria
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colm Tóibín
ISBN: 9780670922093 0670922099
OCLC Number: 813250254
Awards: Short-listed for Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2013
Description: 104 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: by Colm Tóibín.

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Beguiling and deeply intelligent...In a single passage - and in a rendition, furthermore, of one of the most famous passages of western literature - Toibin shows how the telling and the details are Read more...

 
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