Waldenstein by Rosalie OsmondWaldenstein by Rosalie Osmond


byRosalie Osmond

Paperback | September 15, 2013

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What is it like to have the fixed assumptions of your world suddenly shaken? The people of Waldenstein, a tiny, isolated German community in early 20th-century Nova Scotia, survive lives of intolerable hardship through their unquestioning belief in a pre-Enlightenment Lutheranism. But when the most prominent man in the community fathers the child of his neighbour?s daughter, Erika, and a new clergyman from Europe arrives to shake the certainties of faith, their firm ideas are overturned. Erika flees to England, to encounter her own uncertainties there, and years later her son, obsessed with finding his father, comes back to confront both the changing world of Waldenstein and his half-siblings.
Rosalie Osmond is a native of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, but spent a large part of her adult life in England. Educated at Acadia University, Bryn Mawr College, and Cambridge University, she has taught English literature at university level in Canada and the U.K. She has published three works of non-fiction - Mutual Accusation (Universit...
Title:WaldensteinFormat:PaperbackDimensions:326 pages, 8.96 × 6.04 × 0.81 inPublished:September 15, 2013Publisher:Seraphim EditionsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1927079195

ISBN - 13:9781927079195