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Number of Pages: 420
Vendor: Hendrickson Publishers
Publication Date: 2012
|Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)|
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The Bird in the Tree, Eliot Family Trilogy Series #1Elizabeth GoudgeHendrickson Publishers / 2013 / Trade Paperback$8.99 Retail:4 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
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A compelling saga of an unlikely friendship threaded together by redemption and grace
The setting is a remote mid-nineteenth-century town in England and its grand cathedral. The cathedral Dean, Adam Ayscough, holds a deep love for his parishioners and townspeople, but he is held captive by an irrational shyness and intimidating manner. The Dean and Isaac Peabody, an obscure watchmaker who does not think he or God have anything in common, strike up an unlikely friendship. This leads to an unusual spiritual awakening that touches the entire community.
A richly imaginative and inspiring story with appealing and unique characters, this novel is a favorite of Goudges fans.
Elizabeth Goudge was a British novelist (19001984) born into the home of an Anglican priest and theologian. She wrote childrens books as well as novelsher Green Dolphin Street was made into an Academy-Award winning film. In style and themes she parallels English writers such as the creator of the Miss Read series as well mirroring the spiritual depth found in George MacDonalds Victorian novels. She won the Carnegie Award in 1947 for The Little White Horse, which is J. K. Rowlings favorite childrens book.