Mr Weston's Good Wine is the unusual tale of the struggle between the forces of good and evil in a small Dorset village. Its action is limited to one winter's evening when Time stands still and the bitter-sweet gift of awareness falls upon a dozen memorable characters. During the book a child knocked down by his car is miraculously brought back to life; the sign 'Mr Weston's Good Wine' lights up the sky; and the villagers soon discover that the wine he sells is no ordinary wine.
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Among the residents of a small Dorset town called Folly Down, an unlikely struggle between the forces of good and evil is taking place. For a single winter's evening, Time stands still and the bitter-sweet gift of awareness descends upon the people. Because Mr Weston the wine merchant has come to town and the advert atop his Ford van lights up the sky above the village. Whether the villagers choose to buy Mr Weston's light or dark wine is up to them.Product Description:
Theodore Francis Powys (1875-1953) was a British writer from a family of writers, best know for his idiosyncratic Christian allegorical fantasy, Mr. Weston's Good Wine. John Carey of the Sunday Times called it "grimly brilliant," and many consider it a masterpiece.
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Book Description PENGUIN BOOKS LTD, 1937. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140000739