The Book of doubt
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The Book of doubt a novel by Tessa de Loo

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Published by Haus in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Racially mixed people,
  • Identity (Psychology),
  • Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementTessa de Loo, translated by Brian Doyle
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT5881.22.O524 H3713 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination420 p. ;
Number of Pages420
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25222779M
ISBN 109781906598945
LC Control Number2011535369
OCLC/WorldCa701022193

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  "The Book of Doubt," is at times as dry and burdensome as the desert landscape that takes up so much of the book, but when the book recedes from that landscape and focuses on the characters, especially the lovely, trailblazing Aziza and her brother Hassan, it rises to a whole new level. Saeed, the main character, goes on a trip across Moracco /5(3). This remarkable book ranges from the early Greeks, Hebrew figures such as Job and Ecclesiastes, Eastern critical wisdom, Roman stoicism, Jesus as a man of doubt, Gnosticism and Christian mystics, medieval Islamic, Jewish and Christian skeptics, secularism, the rise of science, modern and contemporary critical thinkers such as Schopenhauer Cited by: The Book of Doubt book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. From The College of Stoic Philosophers:The Book of Doubt follows a t 5/5(2). THE STORY: In this brilliant and powerful drama, Sister Aloysius, a Bronx school principal, takes matters into her own hands when she suspects the young Father Flynn of /5(10).

  I read Doubt, A Parable, as part of a book challenge. It was a Pulitzer Prize Winner in the category of drama. While short in terms of pages, it is long with respect to impact, creating tension and provoking thought – quite masterful really for so few words. As a drama, the book is 99% dialogue interspersed with stage directions/5. Candice Millard is a former writer and editor for National Geographic magazine. Her first book, The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey, was a New York Times bestseller and was named one of the best books of the year by the New York Times, Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, Christian Science Monitor, and Kansas City Star. This new book by David Michaels returns to the subject he explored in his previous book, "Doubt is their product." That first book was largely intended for an academic audience. This new one goes much farther, written in a pithy, accessible style that will open the eyes of people unfamiliar with the ways of the tobacco, chemical, fossil fuel Reviews: In her book on Churchill, it was his early adventures and the Boer Wars in South Africa. Here, she takes an historical look at Theodore Roosevelt's adventures in the Amazon Basin after his two terms as President and his devastating loss for a third term in the three-way race in River of Doubt is a wonderful story of adventure and Reviews: K.

  In some ways, Sister Aloysius might fit the stereotype of the angry Catholic school nun who slaps the hands of students with a ruler. However, playwright John Patrick Shanley reveals his true motives in the play's dedication: "This play is dedicated to the many orders of Catholic nuns who have devoted their lives to serving others in hospitals, schools, and retirement homes.   The Writer's Book of Doubt contains practical advice and inspiration for dealing with the problems of the writing life. Illustrated by Kathleen Jennings. With essays from: Aliette de Bodard, Delilah S. Dawson, Kate Dylan, Malon Edwards, Meg Elison, Kate Elliott, Lauren Herschel, S.L. Huang, Crystal Huff, Kameron Hurley, Matthew Kressel, R.F Pages: 1 day ago  ‘E rile mo tshimologong Modimo wa tlhola legodimo le lefatshe.’ These are the opening words of a book given to me and my wife, Sharon, as a wedding present in September by my brother, David. It is an object of great meaning, personal and otherwise – this particular volume, and the book itself. Translated, [ ]. The Triumph of Doubt: Dark Money and the Science of Deception is a book by David Michaels that was published in An adaptation of material from the book was published in January in Publisher: Oxford University Press.