Edmund Campion: Jesuit and Martyr (Penguin Modern Classics)

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Paperback. Pub Date :2012-08-02 Pages: 176 Language: English Publisher: Penguin Classics In 1581 Edmund Campion. a Jesuit priest working underground in Protestant England. was found guilty of treason and hanged. drawn and quartered at Tyburn. Years later he would be beatified. Evelyn Waughs compelling and elegant narrative is a homage to the man he revered as a poet. scholar. hero and martyr. He tells Campions story with a novelists eye for detail. from his success as an Oxford scholar. through his travels around Europe. his doomed secret mission to England and on to his capture and dramatic trial.Vividly re-creating a time of persecution and surveillance. Evelyn Waugh - author of A Handful of Dust. Scoop. Vile Bodies. Brideshead Revisited and the Sword of Honour trilogy - writes that the hunted. trapped murdered priest is our contemporary and Campions voice sounds to us acr...

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In 1581 Edmund Campion, a Jesuit priest working underground in Protestant England, was found guilty of treason and hanged, drawn and quartered at Tyburn. Years later he would be beatified. Evelyn Waugh's compelling and elegant narrative is a homage to the man he revered as a poet, scholar, hero and martyr. He tells Campion's story with a novelist's eye for detail, from his success as an Oxford scholar, through his travels around Europe, his doomed secret mission to England and on to his capture and dramatic trial.

Vividly re-creating a time of persecution and surveillance, Evelyn Waugh - author of A Handful of Dust, Scoop, Vile Bodies, Brideshead Revisited and the Sword of Honour trilogy - writes that 'the hunted, trapped murdered priest is our contemporary and Campion's voice sounds to us across the centuries'.

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Written with the verve and the dramatic fervour of the born storyteller ( The New York Times )

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