By Liam Callanan
The acclaimed writer of The Cloud Atlas returns with a wondrous moment novel. Set in a small beachfront Catholic highschool, narrated via a fantastically complicated heroine--theology instructor Emily Hamilton--All Saints is immediately a secret, a love tale, and a strong rumination on secrets and techniques, temptation, and faith.
By life's midpoint Emily has noticeable 3 husbands, dozens of pals, and countless numbers of scholars come and cross. And now her lecture room, lengthy her shelter, is proving to be
Though her renowned, sometimes irreverent church historical past path is wealthy with tales of long-dead saints, Emily uneasily discovers that it's her personal tumultuous lifestyles that fascinates yes scholars so much. She in flip reveals herself drawn into their international, their secrets and techniques, and the fateful offerings they make.
A novel of poser and illumination, calling and selection, All Saints explores lives lived in a delicate sanctuary--from Emily and her many saints to a clergyman dealing with his personal mortality and affected by wish. informed with grace and compassion, it is a spellbinding novel of provocative storytelling.
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All Saints by Liam Callanan