The Mercies

For readers of Circe and The Handmaid’s Tale, Kiran Millwood Hargrave's The Mercies is a story about how suspicion can twist its way through a community, and about a love that could prove as dangerous as it is powerful. ‘Chilling and ...

The Mercies

A Richard & Judy Book Club pick summer 2021 The Sunday Times Bestseller and BBC Radio 2 Book Club Pick 2020 ‘Dark, dramatic and full of danger’ - Daily Mail The storm comes in like a finger snap . . . 1617. The sea around the remote Norwegian island of Vardø is thrown into a vicious storm. A young woman, Maren, watches as the men of the island, out fishing, perish in an instant. Vardø is now a place of women. Eighteen months later, a sinister figure arrives. Absalom Cornet has been summoned to bring the women of the island to heel. With him travels his young wife, Ursa. In her new home, and in Maren, Ursa encounters something she has never seen before: independent women. But where Ursa finds happiness, even love, Absalom sees only a place flooded with a terrible evil, one he must root out at all costs . . . For readers of Circe and The Handmaid’s Tale, Kiran Millwood Hargrave's The Mercies is a story about how suspicion can twist its way through a community, and about a love that could prove as dangerous as it is powerful. ‘Chilling and page-turning’ - The Times ‘Gripping’ - Madeline Miller ‘Took my breath away’ - Tracy Chevalier ‘A beautifully intimate story of friendship, love and hope’ - Douglas Stuart, author of Shuggie Bain ‘Something rare and beautiful’ - Marian Keyes

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The Mercies
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Kiran Millwood Hargrave
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-06 - Publisher: Pan Macmillan

A Richard & Judy Book Club pick summer 2021 The Sunday Times Bestseller and BBC Radio 2 Book Club Pick 2020 ‘Dark, dramatic and full of danger’ - Daily Mail The storm comes in like a finger snap . . . 1617. The sea around the remote Norwegian island of
Pray for the Mercies of God
Language: en
Pages: 164
Authors: Samuel Ayinde
Categories: Bibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-08-28 - Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

In the midst of trials, confusions and overwhelming issues of life, God gives urgent attention to a class of prayer: mercy prayer. We desire peace, prosperity and all-round establishment in our lives, homes, families, professions, institutions, ministries and nations. We receive all these on the platform of Gods mercies. Pray
The Mercies of the Mosaic Law
Language: en
Pages: 16
Authors: MOSAIC LAW.
Categories: Bibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 1820 - Publisher:

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The Guilt and Provocation of Taking Encouragement to Sin from the Mercies of God. Represented in a Sermon Preach'd Nov. 7. 1710, Being a Day of Publick Thanksgiving for the Successes in Spain and Flanders
Language: en
Pages: 24
Authors: Simon BROWNE (Dissenting Minister.)
Categories: Bibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 1711 - Publisher:

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A Serious and Pathetical Contemplation of the Mercies of God
Language: en
Pages: 146
Authors: Thomas Traherne
Categories: God
Type: BOOK - Published: 1699 - Publisher:

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