Book of Mercy

Book of Mercy

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by Leonard Cohen
     
 

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These contemporary psalms utter the passionate human cry of a man to his maker. They are brimming with praise, despair, anger, doubt, trust - spoken from the heart of the modern world, yet in tones which resonate with an older devotional tradition. For many readers, these psalms will give voice to their deepest, most powerful intuitions. See more details below

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These contemporary psalms utter the passionate human cry of a man to his maker. They are brimming with praise, despair, anger, doubt, trust - spoken from the heart of the modern world, yet in tones which resonate with an older devotional tradition. For many readers, these psalms will give voice to their deepest, most powerful intuitions.

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From the Publisher
"An eloquent victory of the human spirit in combat with itself."
— Globe and Mail 

"One of the most honest and courageous attempts in Canadian writing to grapple with ultimate truth."
— Books in Canada

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780771021824
Publisher:
McClelland & Stewart Ltd.
Publication date:
10/01/1994
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.25(d)

Meet the Author

LEONARD COHEN's artistic career began with the publication of Let Us Compare Mythologies. Since then, he has published twelve books, including two novels, The Favourite Game and Beautiful Losers, and, most recently, Stranger Music: Selected Poems and Songs and the #1 national bestseller Book of Longing. He has made eighteen albums, the latest being Live in London. Numerous tribute albums, in many languages, have celebrated his songs.

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