Extramuros

Jesus Fernandez-Santos, Author, Santos Jesus Fernandez, Author, Helen R. Lane, Translator Columbia University Press $30 (0p) ISBN 978-0-231-05553-6
In 15th century Spain, a nun convinces another nun, her lover, to wound the former's hand in imitation of Christ's ""miracle.'' The deception, intended to be broadcast as a miracle and enrich the nuns' desperately poor convent, is exposed, allowing the author to capture ``the morbid, hysterical climate of Inquisitorial Spain,'' PW commented. (Mayp
Reviewed on: 07/07/1987
Release date: 07/01/1987
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