A Novel of Hildegard von Bingen
By Mary Sharratt
(Mariner Books, Paperback, 9780544106536, 288pp.)
Publication Date: October 15, 2013
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"An imaginative retelling of the fascinating life of the twelfth-century nun Hildegard von Bingen . . . Sharratt’s gripping story, like Ann Patchett’s Bel Canto, is primarily about relationships forged under pressure."—Publishers Weekly
MARY SHARRATT is an American writer who has lived in the Pendle region of Lancashire, England, for the past seven years. The author of the critically acclaimed novels Summit Avenue, The Real Minerva, and The Vanishing Point, Sharratt is also the coeditor of the subversive fiction anthology Bitch Lit, a celebration of female antiheroes, strong women who break all the rules.