Letter To Sister Benedict by Rose Tremain

Letter To Sister Benedict by Rose Tremain
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Author: Rose Tremain

Educated only to be a wife and mother, over weight and fifty Ruby Constad has reached watershed in her life. After a stroke that has left him paralysed her husband, Leon, lies in a nursing home; her children have grown-up and left home. In her anguish Ruby appeals for help to a half-remembered figure from her colonial Indian girlhood - Sister Benedicta. Gradually the events leading up to Leon's stroke are revealed and a woman emerges whose capacity to love, hope and understand are far greater than she realises.

ISBN: 9780099284079
Publisher: Vintage