By Margaret Laurence
A thirty-four-year-old institution instructor dwelling along with her mom, Rachel Cameron feels trapped in an atmosphere of small-town deceit and pettiness—her personal and that of others. She longs for touch with one other man or woman who stocks her rebellious spirit. ultimately, by way of confronting either love and dying, Rachel earns the liberty she desperately needs.
Winner of the Governor General's Literary Award, A Jest of God used to be additionally the foundation of the motion picture Rachel, Rachel.
"Mrs. Laurence tells [her tale] unsparingly, with absolute authority, utilizing her thorough realizing of Rachel to attract us into her pain. we all know Rachel, sympathize along with her, and in a feeling, turn into Rachel, so real is her voice. . . . A Jest of God has outstanding readability, appealing element, in addition to the emotional influence of sincere confession."—Joan J. corridor, Saturday Review
"Laurence's rendition is on the subject of flawless . . . reaffirming her skill to attract, with no pathos, life-sized girls. . . . Skillfully wrought and eloquently told."—Marilyn Gardner, Christian technological know-how Monitor
One of Canada's such a lot complete writers, Margaret Laurence(1926-1987) used to be the recipient of many awards, together with the celebrated Governer General's Litarary Award for The Diviners and A Jest of God.
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A Jest of God by Margaret Laurence