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The Land of Spices (Virago Modern Classics)

by Kate O"Brien

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Virago Press Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Fiction,
  • Modern fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Literary,
  • 20th Century English Novel And Short Story

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8306773M
    ISBN 100860688267
    ISBN 109780860688266

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"The Land of Spices" is the story of young Anna Murphy and Mother Helen. It takes place in Ireland, Anna is sent to the French order led by the English nun Helen in times of national turmoil. The novel spans 10 years, from Anna being a girl of 6 to becoming a young woman/5. Kate O'Brien's novel, "The Land of Spices," does not offer much in way of a summary.

Published inthe novel is set in an Irish convent of a French order and run by an English nun. But outside of the upsurge of Irish nationalism and some politics in the order, nations play a small by: The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Land Of Spices by Kate O'Brien at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Whatever Kate O'Brien writes has great distinction of both feeling and manner. I loved this book, laid within the walls of a French &#; Irish convent in Ireland. Fastidiously perceived and transcribed, it has understanding and reality and compassion.

The story revolves around the personality of the head of a French sisterhood, a woman of great reserve, well suited to deal with the. The Land of Spices tells the story of Sister Marie-Hélène, the Reverend Mother of a French order located in Ireland, and a young Irish girl, Anna Murphy.

When the book opens, little Anna, who is only six years old, has just joined the convent, which is also a boarding school for rich girls. Set in an Irish The Land of Spices book school in the early years of the 20th century, The Land of Spices is a novel that covers the school career of Anna Murphy, who comes to Compagnie de la Sainte Famille at the /5(4).

O'Brien's fifth published novel, The Land of Spices is set in an Irish convent school and follows the story of young liberal woman whose impulses are often at odds with the rigid precepts of the convent's Order, particularly the Reverend Mother.

The Land of Spices Kate O’Brien’s novel, “The Land of Spices,” does not offer much in way of a summary. Published inthe novel is set in an Irish convent of a French order and run by an English nun. But outside of the upsurge of Irish nationalism and. The Land of Spices by Kate O'Brien () does not fit easily into either category.

It was first published in by an Irish writer who did enjoy a certain literary prestige in her time but who is far from a house name today. The Land Of Spices (Virago Modern Classics Book ) eBook: O'Brien, Kate: : Kindle Store/5(21). The Land Of Spices by Kate O’Brien Mere Marie-Helene once turned her back on life, sealing up her heart in order to devote herself to God.

Now the formidable Mother Superior of an Irish convent, she has, for some time, been experiencing grave doubts about her vocation. Kate O'Brien's The Land of Spices tells the story of a woman who betrayed herself as a young girl--becoming a nun as a reaction to the shock of discovering her father's homosexuality.

O'Brien brilliantly shows how Catholic doctrine made it impossible for the protagonist to interpret her father's homosexuality as anything other than a violent betrayal.5/5(4).

A very lively and satisfying get-together centred around our April book, The Land of Spices by Kate O’Brien. Our discussion leader was Randy, and he presented a number of questions for us to consider, in the areas of heartbreak, convent life. Kate O'Brien's novel, "The Land of Spices," does not offer much in way of a summary.

Published inthe novel is set in an Irish convent of a French order and run by an English nun. But outside of the upsurge of Irish nationalism and some politics in the order, nations play a small role/5(24).

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The book is written with a strong emphasis on the Bengali culture and how food plays a crucial role in their traditions be it weddings or family visits. Other regional cuisines are not given their due.

The cosine of Karnataka goes way beyond Udupi & Mangalrorean Christian food. Similarly Tamil kitchen is limited to Chettinad by: 1. Praise for The Land Of Spices O'Brien exquisitely evokes the harem atmosphere of convent life, the beauty and the silence, the bickering and the cruelties If novels can be music, this is a novel with perfect pitch - Clare Boylan.

Kate O'Brien is best known for her novel The Ante-Room, her novel The Land of Spices, and the novel That Lady. [4] Many of her books deal with issues of female agency and sexuality in ways that were new and radical at the : Kathleen Mary Louise O'Brien, 3 December .Summary: "Set within the austere world of an Irish convent, 's Land of Spices matches Helen, a Mother Superior feeling stymied by her monastic existence, with Anna Murphy, a bright young girl on the cusp of experiencing what promises to be a full, happy life.

The Land of Spices by Kate O'Brien. Originally published in by Doubleday, Doran & company. p. As ofpublished by Virago.

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