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By Margaret Laurence

A thirty-four-year-old tuition instructor dwelling together with her mom, Rachel Cameron feels trapped in an atmosphere of small-town deceit and pettiness—her personal and that of others. She longs for touch with one other man or woman who stocks her rebellious spirit. eventually, through confronting either love and loss of life, Rachel earns the liberty she desperately needs.

Winner of the Governor General's Literary Award, A Jest of God was once additionally the foundation of the motion picture Rachel, Rachel.

"Mrs. Laurence tells [her tale] unsparingly, with absolute authority, utilizing her thorough knowing of Rachel to attract us into her discomfort. we all know Rachel, sympathize together with her, and in a feeling, turn into Rachel, so genuine is her voice. . . . A Jest of God has impressive readability, appealing aspect, in addition to the emotional effect of sincere confession."—Joan J. corridor, Saturday Review

"Laurence's rendition is as regards to wonderful . . . reaffirming her skill to attract, with no pathos, life-sized girls. . . . Skillfully wrought and eloquently told."—Marilyn Gardner, Christian technology Monitor

One of Canada's such a lot comprehensive writers, Margaret Laurence(1926-1987) was once the recipient of many awards, together with the celebrated Governer General's Litarary Award for The Diviners and A Jest of God.

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