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  1. Heart and home

    Posted Feb 08th 2009, 12:00am by Bron Sibree

    ... Marilynne Robinson wants to 'change the conversation' on modern families, religion and the American dream, writes Bron Sibree Marilynne Robinson once described Annie ... was to be on the underground railway so they could help move refugees from the south into the north; and another reason was to establish the education of women. There was an intimate connection between religion ...

  2. Saffron sojourn

    Posted Sep 10th 2006, 12:00am by Bron Sibree

    ... the Mahatma. The third in Kremmer's Asian trilogy- a series of narratives in which he sets out to examine Asian societies through the prism of religion, history and personal experience- it's ... their religion, their history, why they are the way they are.' For much of his life Kremmer has been on a mission to understand Asia's intricate history and unravel its forgotten stories. He ...

  3. Strictly speaking: living with tyranny

    Posted Jan 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Bron Sibree

    ... in the wake of the novel's success- gets in early: 'I grew up in a moderate Catholic family, and a very happy one.' Purple Hibiscus chronicles the impact of politics and religion ... about Nigeria, it is home, but it's also a place I feel very strongly about, and that I'm very worried about. Some of the things that worry me are religion, and the role it plays, ...

  4. True to his words

    Posted Nov 19th 2006, 12:00am by Bron Sibree

    ... along veins of money and corruption, loyalty and friendship to encompass religion, politics, crime and terrorism in a vast interconnected global wheel of forces that its protagonists can't ...

  5. Frozen moments

    Posted Feb 20th 2005, 12:00am by Bron Sibree

    ... as well as books by my contemporaries'. It takes little encouragement for him to expound on his sense of 'the feebleness of religion', which also seeps into Perowne. 'I wanted ...



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