This story opens in the early sixties, at a fictional isolated Catholic Convent in North Wales. Devout Christians, and Catholics in particular, will find this book to be a very challenging read.
At... More > appropriate points, the debilitating effect of loneliness is sympathetically portrayed, and an argument against committing suicide is also presented.
As the story gently unfolds, the foundations, arrogant tribal marking and the power, of all organised religions, are considered.
Calmly and peacefully then,
‘love Thy neighbour as Thyself’
is happily acknowledged as the only sensible way of ensuring the survival of the Human Race.
Weaving around this main theme are several honest, decent, if rather robust, love stories. These quickly lead to discussion and consideration of further ideas; about life and death, good and evil, order and chaos.
An engaging tale. The story is strong and the erotica is nicely balanced by the humanity of the characters.< Less