By Iris Murdoch
A lay group of completely mixed-up humans is encamped outdoors Imber Abbey, domestic of an order of sequestered nuns. a brand new bell is being put in while all at once the previous bell, a mythical image of faith and magic, is rediscovered. after which issues start to switch. in the meantime the clever outdated Abbess watches and prays and routines discreet authority. and everybody, or virtually everybody, hopes to be kept, no matter what which can suggest. initially released in 1958, this humorous, unhappy, and relocating novel is set faith, intercourse, and the struggle among strong and evil.
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