The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry:  What it's about: A 100-year-old mental patient, Roseanne McNulty investigates her past and unearths some troubling memories. Who's starring: Jessica Chastain and Vanessa Redgrave will play the younger and older versions of Roseanne, respectively.

The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry: What it's about: A 100-year-old mental patient, Roseanne McNulty investigates her past and unearths some troubling memories. Who's starring: Jessica Chastain and Vanessa Redgrave will play the younger and older versions of Roseanne, respectively.

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This novel has vivid characters and a carefully structured mechanic of two first-person accounts together with a connection between the two, that builds like a mystery novel. Read my review of Novel "The Secret Scripture" by Sebastian Barry here.

This novel has vivid characters and a carefully structured mechanic of two first-person accounts together with a connection between the two, that builds like a mystery novel. Read my review of Novel "The Secret Scripture" by Sebastian Barry here.

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Roseanne, a 100 yr old patient @ a mental hospital in County Sligo, Ireland, learns the hospital is closing in a few mos & her doctor needs to evaluate her & decide if she can return to society. In their sessions  they talk about her life, but Dr. Grene discovers a doc. written by a local priest telling a very different story than she remembers, a string of long-buried secrets... This is a story of love, tragedy & a reminder of the power the Catholic Church held for much of the 20th-C.

Roseanne, a 100 yr old patient @ a mental hospital in County Sligo, Ireland, learns the hospital is closing in a few mos & her doctor needs to evaluate her & decide if she can return to society. In their sessions they talk about her life, but Dr. Grene discovers a doc. written by a local priest telling a very different story than she remembers, a string of long-buried secrets... This is a story of love, tragedy & a reminder of the power the Catholic Church held for much of the 20th-C.

The Secret Scripture: A Novel - Sebastian Barry. Shopswell | Shopping smarter together.™

The Secret Scripture: A Novel - Sebastian Barry. Shopswell | Shopping smarter together.™

The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry | 9781101202920 | NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble

The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry | 9781101202920 | NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble

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