Emancipation of B review

A book which doesn’t finish after the last page It doesn’t. You keep thinking about it, and it would be a good one for Reading Groups. The ending is not satisfactory, or is it? Clearly the author intends it to be so for B. Interesting for practitioners of Buddhism. (crispy on...
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A little book of unknowing

Anne Stamper | The Julian Meetings magazine, April 2017 issue Jennifer Kavanagh is a Quaker and a retreat leader. In this little book she writes from her own experience, but also draws on the works of well-known spiritual writers, Julian of Norwich, the author of The Cloud of Unknowing, and Evelyn Underhill to mention a few. She points out that Homo sapiens means ‘wise man’ not...
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The Emancipation of B review (Magnet magazine)

As a child, B had two conflicting dreams; one to be a knight defending the vulnerable; the other to be a hermit living in complete solitude. Something of a social misfit, B manages to engineer a cell of sorts from which he retreats from urban life, discovering a kind of freedom he hadn’t anticipated. Cut off from demands of daily living, B desires to explore ‘a different dimension’. Using...
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A little book of unknowing review (Magnet magazine)

If you have not read the Quaker writer, Jennifer Kavanagh, then you must. In all her previous books she displays such wisdom and spiritual insight and ‘A little book of Unknowing’ is no exception. Literally a little book of only 56 pages it is easily read, but don’t be put off by the size in the thought that it cannot contain much – it is full of insightful gems. Kavanagh will always push...
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Emancipation of B review

Dawn Powell in Goodreads I bought this because I know and like the author, Jennifer, so wanted to support her work. My plan was that I would be nice about it on GoodReads if liked it but keep quiet about it if I thought it was rubbish. What was I not expecting was to love it but I did. This book is amazing. I was genuinely hooked from the first page. Most authors if their plot, as this book...
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Failure of Success reviews

My husband has pinched it first! By Beth Allen on 23 Sept. 2015 I bought this book – as I buy all Jennifer Kavanagh’s books – and look forward to reading it so I can give it the final star, but I can’t get it out of my husband’s hands! He is devoted to her writing. Nov 22, 2016: simon | Amazon Marvellous. As wise on the page as she is in person. A truly all...
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