I liked seeing the pilgrimage aspect with the relics and the physicality of the "faith" as one who has read a number of medieval accounts of saint sightings, miraculous healings, and the like.Despite what on the face of it appears a rather gloomy subject matter there is also a certain wry humour dotted within the book which made me smile. I felt this only added to the tone in the novel.It relies on the readers own belief or lac This is a dark book indeed but I thought it was a worthwhile read. Brigade Dirlewanger - Tatsachenroman The local priest, Father Donald Collins, feels the strain particularly, his liberal cynicism warring with his unexpected attraction to the waif-like Ann. After a chequered history, the shrine fell into decay and was destroyed by fire during the Revolution.
I kept hoping for redemption and it never came.From the best-selling author of Snow Falling on Cedars--an emotionally charged, provocative new novel about a teenage girl who claims to see the Virgin Mary. Ann is a poor girl, who lives by herself in an old car that does not run, in a campground, and suffers from severe asthma and allergies.Accessed 20 July 2018. Star Trek: Zwischen den Fronten It drips with detail. Even the priest gave me the creeps.