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The King's Achievement

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The King's Achievement by Robert , Hugh Benson
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In The King's Achievement, Benson tells the story of a fictitious family during the time of King Henry VIII's dissolution of English monasteries. The brothers of the Torridon family make their way in the world -- the eldest, Ralph, in service to Cromwell and the youngest, Christopher, in service to God and the Catholic church as a monk in the Priory at Lewes. Their paths carry them to completely different destinations and Ralph is instrumental in turning Christopher and his fellow monks out of their monastery. Christopher, however, manages to rise above his pride and anger and ministers to Ralph in his hour of need.

Author Biography

Robert Hugh Benson (1871 - 1914) was an English Anglican priest who in 1903 was received into the Roman Catholic Church in which he was ordained priest in 1904. He was a prolific writer of fiction and wrote the notable dystopian novel Lord of the World (1907). His output encompassed historical, horror and science fiction, contemporary fiction, children's stories, plays, apologetics, devotional works and articles. He continued his writing career at the same time as he progressed through the hierarchy to become a Chamberlain to the Pope in 1911 and subsequently titled Monsignor.
Release date Australia
September 1st, 2006
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Alan Rodgers Books
Pages
360
Dimensions
229x152x20
ISBN-13
9781598189964
Product ID
1932068

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