Holy Fools

Holy Fools In the year a young woman hiding from her past takes up the veil becoming Soeur Auguste Five years later the past has found her and to protect herself and her beloved child she ll have to perfo

  • Title: Holy Fools
  • Author: Joanne Harris
  • ISBN: 9780060559120
  • Page: 370
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In the year 1605 a young woman, hiding from her past, takes up the veil becoming Soeur Auguste Five years later the past has found her and to protect herself and her beloved child she ll have to perform one last act of dazzling daring audacious than any she has previously attempted.With her internationally bestselling novels Chocolat, Blackberry Wine, Five Quarters oIn the year 1605 a young woman, hiding from her past, takes up the veil becoming Soeur Auguste Five years later the past has found her and to protect herself and her beloved child she ll have to perform one last act of dazzling daring audacious than any she has previously attempted.With her internationally bestselling novels Chocolat, Blackberry Wine, Five Quarters of the Orange, and Coastliners, Joanne Harris has woven intoxicating spells that celebrate the sensuous while exposing the passion, secrets and folly beneath the surface of rustic village life In Holy Fools, her most ambitious and accomplished novel to date, she transports us back to a time of intrigue and turmoil, of deception and masquerade In the year 1605, a young widow, pregnant and alone, seeks sanctuary at the small Abbey of Sainte Marie de la mer on the island of Noirs Moustiers off the Brittany coast After the birth of her daughter, she takes up the veil, and a new name, Soeur Auguste But the peace she has found in remote isolation is shattered five years later by the events that follow the death of her kind benefactress, the Reverend Mother When a new abbess the daughter of a corrupt noble family elevated by the murder of King Henri IV arrives at Sainte Marie de la mer, she does not arrive alone With her is her personal confessor and spiritual guide, P re Colombin, a man Soeur Auguste knows all too well For the newcomer is Guy LeMerle, a

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