The Encounter

by Crawford Power
The Encounter
  • ISBN-13: 9780879511913
  • Author(s): Crawford Power
  • Subject: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)|19th century fiction
  • Publisher: The Overlook Press
  • Imprint: The Overlook Press
  • Publication Date: 14-03-2013
  • Format: p/b

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The Encounter is a gripping tale about ordinary people facing salvation and demise. Father Cawder has been eagerly awaiting the arrival of the carnival and dreaming about the hubbub it will bring, but he could never have anticipated the heated tragedy of the lovers Stella and Diamond. He was especially unprepared for the harsh judgment imposed by his neighbour, Mrs. Girard. Featuring characters that leap off the page and stay with the reader long after the final lines, The Encounter is a shattering novel and a landmark work of literature, now back in print.
About the book

The Encounter is a gripping tale about ordinary people facing salvation and demise. Father Cawder has been eagerly awaiting the arrival of the carnival and dreaming about the hubbub it will bring, but he could never have anticipated the heated tragedy of the lovers Stella and Diamond. He was especially unprepared for the harsh judgment imposed by his neighbour, Mrs. Girard. Featuring characters that leap off the page and stay with the reader long after the final lines, The Encounter is a shattering novel and a landmark work of literature, now back in print.