A Jest of God by Margaret Laurence

By Margaret Laurence

A thirty-four-year-old tuition instructor residing together 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. eventually, by means of confronting either love and demise, Rachel earns the liberty she desperately needs.

Winner of the Governor General's Literary Award, A Jest of God used to be additionally the root of the motion picture Rachel, Rachel.

"Mrs. Laurence tells [her tale] unsparingly, with absolute authority, utilizing her thorough figuring out of Rachel to attract us into her discomfort. we all know Rachel, sympathize along with her, and in a feeling, develop into Rachel, so actual is her voice. . . . A Jest of God has outstanding readability, appealing aspect, in addition to the emotional effect of sincere confession."—Joan J. corridor, Saturday Review

"Laurence's rendition is with reference to perfect . . . reaffirming her skill to attract, with no pathos, life-sized ladies. . . . Skillfully wrought and eloquently told."—Marilyn Gardner, Christian technological know-how Monitor

One of Canada's so much entire writers, Margaret Laurence(1926-1987) was once 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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This itinerary and those that follow assume you have your own vehicle or a rental. Day 1 Arrive in Halifax and spend the afternoon exploring the downtown precinct; include a visit to the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic and a tour of Alexander Keith’s Brewery. Enjoy your first evening in the city by tucking into seafood at an outdoor waterfront restaurant such as Salty’s. For lodging, choose The Halliburton for historic charm or the Prince George Hotel for modern conveniences. Day 2 Rise early to beat the crowd to Peggy’s Cove, then follow the scenic coastal route through Chester to Mahone Bay.

Explore the colorful architecture of Lunenburg. Wander along one of North America’s best preserved pre-1800s streets at Annapolis Royal. Soak up historic luxury at the Keltic Lodge on Cape Breton Island. NEW BRUNSWICK Take in the sights and smells of Kingsbrae Garden, St. Andrews. Immerse yourself in Acadian culture at Le Pays de la Sagouine. PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND Learn about the founding of Canada at Founders’ Hall, Charlottetown. Step into the shoes of Anne of Green Gables at Cavendish. NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR Dance the night away on bustling George Street, St.

Explore the colorful architecture of Lunenburg. Wander along one of North America’s best preserved pre-1800s streets at Annapolis Royal. Soak up historic luxury at the Keltic Lodge on Cape Breton Island. NEW BRUNSWICK Take in the sights and smells of Kingsbrae Garden, St. Andrews. Immerse yourself in Acadian culture at Le Pays de la Sagouine. PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND Learn about the founding of Canada at Founders’ Hall, Charlottetown. Step into the shoes of Anne of Green Gables at Cavendish. NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR Dance the night away on bustling George Street, St.

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