Revelations

Revelations

A kind of fifteenth-century Eat, Pray, Love, Revelations illuminates the intersecting lives of two female mystics who changed history—Margery Kempe and Julian of Norwich....

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  • Annette

    Margery Kempe (1373-1438) was “a mystic living in the full stream of worldly life – she triumphed in transforming herself from a desperate housewife into an intrepid world traveler and lifelong pi...

  • Sarah

    3.5 rounded upI'm not a big reader of historical fiction, but the blurb - which describes this as "a kind of 15th-century Eat Pray Love" - jumped out at me. It transpires that this (while a quite funn...

  • Rachel

    Revelations by Mary Sharratt is an excellent historical fiction that is based on the true life and experiences of the once-forgotten Margery Kempe. This is a wonderful glimpse into the 1400s England. ...

  • Joy Matteson

    We need more novels that breath new life into the stories of courageous women of ages gone by. Margery Kempe was a little known late medieval woman until the manuscript of her life was found disintegr...

  • Erin

    Revelations is a profound, moving novel, one that honors its main character as author Mary Sharratt fleshes out the flawed and fantastic figure of Margery Kempe. I read The Book of Margery Kempe (Marg...

  • Justine

    Thanks to NetGalley and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for providing an ARC! ...

  • Heidi Malagisi

    Margery Kempe, the only daughter of the mayor of Bishop’s Lynn, England has made a tough decision in 1413. She has decided to leave her home, her husband, and her fourteen children to go on a pilgri...

  • Alexandra

    I received this as a review copy via NetGalley. A fictionalised account of the life of Margery of Kempe, generally regarded as being the author of the first autobiography in English. Mystic, wife, mot...

  • Michelle Louise

    After bearing fourteen children and suffering under the constraints of being a middle class woman in the High Middle Ages, Margery Kempe has had enough. She's going to take a vow of chastity and make ...

  • Katie

    For Medievalists, especially lady Medievalists, the names of Margery Kempe and Julian of Norwich have a reverence attached to them. Both Christian mystics in their own time, these women offer us a loo...