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Author QuotedBrice Parain
Title QuotedMort de Jean Madec
Date (Year/Month/Day)1950/01/03
ImprintParis : Grasset. 1945
QuotationThere is a beautiful passage on manual labor in La Mort de Jean Madec. It tells me one reason why I like the book so much. I am secretly reading it as a new and more interesting edition of the Cistercian Spiritual Directory.
Quotation SourceEntering the Silence: Becoming a Monk and Writer. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 2, 1941-1952.; Edited by Jonathan Montaldo. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1996, p. 392
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