The Stone Carvers

The Stone Carvers

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Father Archangel Gstir, a good-natured Bavarian priest, has been sent to the wilds of Canada to set up a new parish. He recruits Joseph Becker to create a crucifix. Many decades later his granddaughter Klara who has learnt Joseph's skills is called upon to carve a monument to the Canadian dead.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 400 pages
  • 156 x 236 x 42mm | 762.03g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0747554080
  • 9780747554080

About Jane Urquhart

Jane Urquhart is the author of four previous novels: The Whirlpool, which won France's prestigious Prix du Meilleur Livre Etranger when it was published there in 1992, Changing Heaven, Away, which won the Trillium Award in 1993 and was shortlisted for the International Impac Dublin Literary Award, and The Underpainter, winner of the prestigious Governor General's Award. She lives with her husband and their daughter in a small village in south-western Ontario.show more

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