The Diary of a Country Priest

The Diary of a Country Priest

by Georges Bernanos
     
 

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In this classic Catholic novel, Bernanos movingly recounts the life of a young French country priest who grows to understand his provincial parish while learning spiritual humility himself. Awarded the Grand Prix for Literature by the Academie Francaise, The Diary of a Country Priest was adapted into an acclaimed film by Robert Bresson. "A book of the utmost

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In this classic Catholic novel, Bernanos movingly recounts the life of a young French country priest who grows to understand his provincial parish while learning spiritual humility himself. Awarded the Grand Prix for Literature by the Academie Francaise, The Diary of a Country Priest was adapted into an acclaimed film by Robert Bresson. "A book of the utmost sensitiveness and compassion...it is a work of deep, subtle and singularly encompassing art." — New York Times Book Review (front page)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786709618
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Pages:
312
Sales rank:
138,792
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

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