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Published by Random House Value Publishing .
Written in English

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Open LibraryOL7703009M
ISBN 100517605333
ISBN 109780517605332

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Five for Sorrow, Ten for Joy book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Since earliest times Christians have used pebbles, a string o /5. As readers of In This House of Brede () may remember, Godden's nuns are models of spiritual might&#;wonders of humility, scrupulous self-discipline, common sense, and charity. And the religious community of the Dominicaines de Bethanie, Third Order of the Congregation of Saint Mary Magdalen, is charitable enough to believe that even in prisons there are true . Five for Sorrow, Ten for Joy book describes how a "nice" English girl called Elizabeth Fanshawe is drawn into prostitution in a high-class Parisian bordel by the charming but unscrupulous and abusive Patrice, how and why she then commits a violent crime for which she is sent to prison for a long period, and how she ultimately finds redemption as Soeur Lise of the "Sisters of /5(63).   The title, FIVE FOR SORROW, TEN FOR JOY is a reference to the rosary. The Rosary, is a Catholic tradition where the different prayers reflect on the life of Jesus. The author of this fascinating story is Rumer Godden. She is the superb author of dozens of wonderful books for both adults and children.5/5(5).