Edmund Campion : Jesuit and Martyr
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Yayıncı Penguin Classics ( 08 / 2012 ) ISBN 9780141391502 | 12,8x19,41x1,19 cm. | İngilizce | 176 Sayfa | Türler Biyografi-Otobiyografi
Paperback. Pub Date :2012-08-02 Pages: 176 Language: English Publisher: Penguin Classics In 1581 Edmund Campion. a Jesuit priest working underground in Protestant England. was found guilty of treason and hanged. drawn and quartered at Tyburn. Years later he would be beatified. Evelyn Waughs compelling and elegant narrative is a homage to the man he revered as a poet. scholar. hero and martyr. He tells Campions story with a novelists eye for detail. from his success as an Oxford scholar. through his travels around Europe. his doomed secret mission to England and on to his capture and dramatic trial.Vividly re-creating a time of persecution and surveillance. Evelyn Waugh - author of A Handful of Dust. Scoop. Vile Bodies. Brideshead Revisited and the Sword of Honour trilogy - writes that the hunted. trapped murdered priest is our contemporary and Campions voice sounds to us acr...