Five for Sorrow, Ten for Joy
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Five for Sorrow, Ten for Joy
by Godden, Rumer

The Sisters of Bethanie, a French order of Dominican nuns, dedicate themselves to caring for the outcasts of society - criminals, prostitutes and drug addicts. Lise, an English girl who after the liberation of Paris was employed in one of the city's smartest brothels and rose to become a successful madame, finds herself joining the Sisters. Master storyteller Rumer Godden weaves a deeply moving tale of Lise's prison sentence, her conversion and the agonising work among women whose traumatic experiences often outstrip even her own.


Publication date: 2013

ISBN: URN:ISBN:9781844088591

OPAC reference: KOHA-OAI-BCP:756

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