- By Sarah J.Richardson

Life in the Grey Nunnery at Montreal

  • Title: Life in the Grey Nunnery at Montreal
  • Author: Sarah J.Richardson
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 179
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Life in the Grey Nunnery at Montreal Sarah J Richardson s Life in the Grey Nunnery at Montreal is a classic work read by book lovers students and scholars This is a special edition which exposes readers to a variety of English phrases a

    Sarah J Richardson s Life in the Grey Nunnery at Montreal is a classic work read by book lovers, students and scholars This is a special edition which exposes readers to a variety of English phrases and terminology from this genre While the text is in English, the click and translate thesaurus, in French, is a perfect tool for French speakers who need to enjoy this ESarah J Richardson s Life in the Grey Nunnery at Montreal is a classic work read by book lovers, students and scholars This is a special edition which exposes readers to a variety of English phrases and terminology from this genre While the text is in English, the click and translate thesaurus, in French, is a perfect tool for French speakers who need to enjoy this English language classic, and also learn English words If you are a non English speaker, you can use this version to help you improve your vocabulary in preparation of English language tests While designed for French speakers wishing to learn English, English speakers wanting to pick up French vocabulary may also find the French thesaurus feature of interest the text is entirely in English, only the pop up thesaurus is in French.

    1 thought on “Life in the Grey Nunnery at Montreal

    1. Rating this book was hardI didn't "like it" exactly, but it was absolutely fascinating as an example of the extreme anti-Catholic sentiment and sensationalism of a certain period.

    2. Little Sarah is brought to a Catholic nunnery by her well-meaning father. Unfortunately, he does not know that he will never see her again. For Sarah, it is the beginning of a hard education that tries to press her into obedience by any means, even with torture. Other girls and nuns are also tortured for no reason with the worst imaginable methods; some of them die. Sarah escapes several times, but only the third time does she succeed. This gruesome story is followed by several reports/stories f [...]

    3. This anti-religious historical artifact is red meat for atheists, feminists, and rebels everywhere.A girl is sent to the nunnery by her father at an early age, and subjected to cruel and unusual punishment (cutting, starvation, burning, poisoning, etc. etc.) on an almost daily basis for many years as she repeatedly attempts to escape. This story worked really well for me. Sarah is a terrific heroine, trapped and friendless in a gothic nightmare where authority is the ultimate evil.As far as the [...]

    4. I've never encountered anything so anti-Catholic as Life in the Grey Nunnery at Montreal. Written in the early 1850's during a wave of anti-Catholic fervor in the US, some parts of the book are plausible and some parts of the book stretch the imagination like the rack stretches the old lady in the torture room behind the secret door in the convent. As a high Gothic book of adventure and suspense, Life in the Grey Nunnery is fantastically tense read full of gruesome horrors, daring escapes, pitia [...]

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