Keys To The Kingdom

Paperback | April 30, 1984

byA.J. CRONINAs told byA.J. CRONIN

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Francis Chisholm is a compassionate and humble priest whosevocation emerged from a crucible of suffering. His parents were murdered inanti-Catholic riots in Scotland, his guardians mistreat him, and hissweetheart commits suicide. He is sent to China where he establishes aflourishing Catholic mission amid desperate poverty, civil war, plague, andthe hostility of his superiors. Recognized as A.J. Cronin's best novel,The Keys of the Kingdom is a gripping and thoughtful tale of a mancalled to do good in an imperfect world.

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Francis Chisholm is a compassionate and humble priest whosevocation emerged from a crucible of suffering. His parents were murdered inanti-Catholic riots in Scotland, his guardians mistreat him, and hissweetheart commits suicide. He is sent to China where he establishes aflourishing Catholic mission amid desperate poverty, civil war, p...

A.J. (Archibald Joseph) Cronin was born in Cardross, Scotland on February 19, 1896 and died a millionaire in Montreaux, Switzerland on January 6, 1981. He was educated at Glasgow University Medical School and served as a surgeon in the Royal Navy during World War I. After the war, he investigated occupational diseases in the coal indus...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:344 pages, 7.75 × 5 × 0.75 inPublished:April 30, 1984Publisher:Little, Brown And Company

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ISBN - 10:0316161845

ISBN - 13:9780316161848

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