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Black Narcissus

Free download Black Narcissus Free read ☆ Black Narcissus É PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Rumer Godden » 2 Characters Isters are depended for help on the English agent Mr Dean But his charm and insolent candour are disconcerting When he says bluntly 'This is no place for a nunnery' it is as if he already knows their desti. I just don t get this Everything about it is wandering The narrative is confusing lack of character development and I don t see a point It is somewhat humorous Oddly I was reminded of DuMaurier reading this And then I noticed someone else mentioned this I did not love her writing either Oh well just could not connect

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Free download Black Narcissus Free read ☆ Black Narcissus É PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Rumer Godden » 2 Characters In the days when it was the General's 'harem' palace ladies with their retinues and rich clothes could be seen walking on the high windy terraces At night music floated out over villages and gorges far int. If you have read The Nun s Story by Kathryn Hulme or seen the film starring the exuisite Audrey Hepburn then you will immediately recognise that Rumer Godden s Black Narcissus is a similar story transplanted to the cold windiness of the Himalayas from the feverish heat of the Belgian Congo The seductive Dr Fortunati of the Nun s Story becomes the British agent Mr Dean in the Black Narcissus If you like nun s stories with plenty of sexual tension a tragic death and natives who don t live up to expectations then both these books and films are very good They are essentially variations on a theme and both reach the same conclusion a convent of European nuns in medieval outfits no matter how well meaning are going to find it impossible to impose their philosophy morals or culture in any way on the local populace and they should probably go home sooner rather than later but if they choose to stay expect tragedy

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Free download Black Narcissus Free read ☆ Black Narcissus É PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Rumer Godden » 2 Characters O the early hours Now the General's son has bestowed it upon the disciplined Sisters of Mary Beginning work in the orchards and opening a school and a dispensary for the mountain people the small band of S. In northern India the former harem palace of Mopu is situated in the windy mountains with a view of the snowy peaks of the Himalayas The General has invited some English nuns to open a convent school and medical clinic in the building When they visit the site the English agent Mr Dean tells them This is no place for a nunnery He can anticipate the clash of cultures and conflicting religious beliefs But the group of nuns ignores his advice and transforms the building into the Convent of St FaithThe religious community includes an inexperienced sister superior and a nun who gets overly attached to the young children The sisters find themselves losing connection to their religious vocations so prayer starts to feel like an interruption Another nun is mentally unstable and paranoid Her obsession with Mr Dean builds and finally climaxes in a Gothic tragedyRumer Godden writes beautifully with vivid characters and a strong sense of place She has written several other books involving nuns such as In This House of Brede and always portrays the uniue struggles in the religious life so well Black Narcissus was made into a film in 1947

  • Paperback
  • 258
  • Black Narcissus
  • Rumer Godden
  • English
  • 15 May 2020
  • 9781844088393

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