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The Letters of St. Therese of Lisieux, Vol. I: 1877-1890

The Letters of St. Therese of Lisieux, Vol. I: 1877-1890

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Translated from the critical edition by John Clarke, OCD. Includes 4 pages of facsimiles of Thérèse's letters.

Letter writing at the end of the nineteenth century was an important activity for the people of France. Those who received letters from family and friends alike usually kept the hand-written texts sent to them as precious gifts.

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At the Back of the North Wind

At the Back of the North Wind

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A Victorian fairy tale and allegory that has enchanted readers for more than a hundred years: the magical story of Diamond, the son of a poor coachman, who is swept away by the North Wind–a radiant, maternal spirit with long, flowing hair–and whose life is transformed by a brief glimpse of the beautiful country “at the back of the north wind.”

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Hinds Feet On High Places

Hinds Feet On High Places

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This is the timeless allegory of Much-Afraid who tended the Shepherd's flocks in the Valley of Humiliation. She loved her work and desired to please the Shepherd, but several things hindered her, causing her secret distress and shame.

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The Great Divorce

The Great Divorce

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C.S. Lewis’ The Great Divorce is a classic Christian allegorical tale about a bus ride from hell to heaven. An extraordinary meditation upon good and evil, grace and judgment.

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The Pilgrim’s Progress

The Pilgrim’s Progress

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The Pilgrim's Progress from This World to That Which Is to Come; Delivered under the Similitude of a Dream is a Christian allegory written by John Bunyan. It is regarded as one of the most significant works of religious English literature, has been translated into more than 200 languages, and has never been out of print.

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The Screwtape Letters

The Screwtape Letters

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The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis is a classic masterpiece of religious satire that entertains readers with its sly and ironic portrayal of human life and foibles from the vantage point of Screwtape, a highly placed assistant to "Our Father Below." At once wildly comic, deadly serious, and strikingly original, C.S. Lewis's The Screwtape Letters is the most engaging account of temptation—and triumph over it—ever written.

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The Time Keeper

The Time Keeper

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In Mitch Albom's exceptional work of fiction, the inventor of the world's first clock is punished for trying to measure God's greatest gift. He is banished to a cave for centuries and forced to listen to the voices of all who come after him seeking more days, more years.

Eventually, with his soul nearly broken, Father Time is granted his freedom, along with a magical hourglass and a mission: a chance to redeem himself by teaching two earthly people the true meaning of time.

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The Velveteen Rabbit

The Velveteen Rabbit

“Once you are Real you can't become unreal again. It lasts for always.”

Here is one of the most classic and beloved children's stories - a beautiful allegory, with the original illustrations from 1922.

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